Lois Ruth Leming, nee Mase, passed away in Overlook Hospital, Summit on June 12, 2012. She was 83.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service in celebration of Lois’s life on Saturday, June 23rd, at 11 am at the United Methodist Church of Summit, 17 Kent Place Blvd, Summit. Condolences may be forwarded to the family via www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.
A lifelong resident of Summit, Lois was born on November, 28th 1928, the second child of Franklin and Emily Mase and a descendent of two Revolutionary War veterans. A professional beautician, she owned and operated the Fernwood in Summit in the 1960s. Later she worked for SAGE as a home health care provider. She had many years of service volunteering with the United Methodist Church and with the Senior Citizens’ Community at the Gallo Apartment Building where she regularly exhibited her art work.
Lois was a woman of great faith, patriotism and loved her extended family deeply.
She was predeceased by her husband Stanley P. Leming, to whom she was married for 43 years, and her sister Phyllis Jean Horlacher Lobdell.
She is survived by her daughter, Emily Mary and her husband Jayme LaJeunesse of Chatham and grandchildren, Parker, Alec and Cynthia; Sister-in-law, Joan Caruso, nephews, Craig Horlacher of Denver Colorado, Christopher Leming of Jacksonville, Florida, nieces Gretchen Horlacher-Riese of McHenry, Illinois, Joan Rubino of Beechwood, NJ, and Cheryl Joosten of Butler, NJ.