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Dorothy J. Leiderman

October 31, 1927 — December 17, 2022

Dorothy J. Leiderman, 95, of Easton, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Lehigh Valley HospitalCedar Crest.

Born on October 31, 1927, she was a daughter of the late Adam and Anna (Kelborn) Kelhart.

Dorothy held a nearly thirty-year career with Mary Kay Cosmetics, retiring as a Senior Director.

Outside of work, she taught CCD at St. Janes Parish, in Easton, where she was a long-time member; and served for two years as the president of the Varsity Mothers for Easton High School.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband: Robert H. Leiderman, who passed away on June 9, 2009; two sons: Chucky Leiderman and James Leiderman; one daughter-in-law: Sheila Leiderman; one sister: Shirley Shive; and one brother: Richard Kelhart.

Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her daughter: Cindy Fretz, and her husband, Timothy; two sons: Robert Leiderman, and his wife, Audra; and Thomas J. Leiderman; a daughter-in-law: Karen Leiderman; one brother: Fred Kelhart, and his wife, Shirley; two sisters: Bernadine Lugana, and her husband, Joseph; and Patricia Steager, and her husband, Larry; eleven grandchildren: Jennifer Cooprider, Jeffrey Fretz, Michael Leiderman, Matthew Leiderman, Chrissy Fritz, Stephanie Otis, John Leiderman, Jessica Fajardo, Khalife Wadlington, Sharife Wadlington, and Zipproah Wadlington. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren: Ryan, Abby, Jocelyn, Alexandra, Elliot, Julia, Gabby, Nolan, Colby, and Paige; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 4049 Hartley Avenue, Easton, PA 18045, on Monday, December 26, 2022, from 9:15-10:15am. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30am in church.

A private interment will be in Holy Saviour Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of the Connell Funeral Home, Inc., Bethlehem.

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden Street
Bethlehem PA 18017

Monday, December 26, 2022
9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
St. Jane Frances de Chantal
4049 Hartley Ave.
Easton PA 18045

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, December 26, 2022
10:30 AM
St. Jane Frances de Chantal
4049 Hartley Ave.
Easton PA 18045

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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