July 10, 1931 - Oct. 3, 2013
ELKHART — Leah Joan Smith, 82, of Elkhart passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Elkhart Hospice House.
She was born July 10, 1931, in Elkhart to Lester and Violet (Hartranft) Spry.
Surviving are three children, Rick Smith, Mark Smith and Susan (Smith) Handgen; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vera Simons and Cathy Spry; three brothers, Lester Spry Jr., John (Ethel) Spry and Thomas Spry; and a very dear friend, Jerry McNutt.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Spry; a grandson, Ryan Handgen; and her companion, Bill Mowery.
Leah was a retired homemaker and a life member of Women of the Moose.
There will be no visitation or services and cremation will take place. Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.