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Leah M. (Wagner) Gerger

November 15, 1933 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Leah Gerger, 89, passed away peacefully on September 2, 2023, surrounded by loved ones. She was born November 15,1933. 

Leah was a gifted homemaker and talented cook and baker who found joy in preparing favorite recipes for her family. She was an avid reader and Jeopardy fan who also enjoyed playing bridge, bingo, and golfing weekly into her later years. 

Leah and her beloved husband Jim cherished entertaining family and friends in their homes Evans Ave and Steuben Street. Thanksgiving feasts, Christmas celebrations, and big gatherings were Leah's specialty, with guests staying late into the night. 

Above all, Leah's greatest passion was her family. She delighted in bringing together her children, their spouses, grandchildren, great grandchild, and brothers for holidays full of love and laughter that created lifelong memories. 

Leah is survived by her son Dan, his wife Sarah, and their children Jeffery, Tommy and Vanessa; son Jeff, his wife Judy, and their sons Sam (wife Katie and great granddaughter Lainey), Jake, and Mike; and daughter Sue Corner, husband Derek, and their son Adam. She will be dearly missed by all those whose lives she touched. 

Relatives and friends received Thursday, September 7, 2023, from 2-8 PM and SCHEPNER-McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC. 165 Noble Avenue, Crafton. Funeral prayer Friday, September 8,2023 at 9:15 AM at the funeral home, followed by Mass of Christian at 10 AM in Saint Phillip Catholic Church, 50 W. Crafton Avenue, Crafton. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Saint Jude Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or ( or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or ( 

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September 7, 2023

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schepner-McDermott Funeral Home, Inc.
165 Noble Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Funeral Mass
September 8, 2023

10:00 AM
St Philip Catholic Church


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