Gladys M. Leed Jefferies, 87, passed away on November 30, 2014 at Luther Acres, Lititz, PA. She was born on September 1, 1927 in Lampeter, PA.
Gladys worked for Watt and Shand Department Store in Lancaster and was sole proprietor of an Amway business. Gladys married William E. Jefferies in 1948. They were happily married for 56 years. She enjoyed cooking and canning, candy making, gardening, and crocheting.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents B. Frank Leed and Myrtle Andrews Leed Lefever, husband William E. Jefferies, brothers David, Milton and John Leed, son Alan C. Jefferies. Gladys is survived by her daughters Pamela R. Jefferies of Baltimore, MD; Gale M. Rankowski (John) of Media, PA; and Lisa M. Jefferies Friday (Barry Hevener)of Lititz, PA; her brother Frank B. Leed (Geraldine) of New Providence, PA; sisters Mary Rineer of Willow Street, PA; Betty Hess (David) of Willow Street, PA and Barbara Aukamp (Paul) of Lancaster, PA; sister-in-law Phyllis Leed (John) of Strasburg, PA; her grandchildren Alexandria Brudzinski (Michael); Caitlin Friday; John Rankowski; William Friday; Alan Friday; and her nieces and nephews and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held at 11a.m. Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Chapel of the Good Samaritan at Luther Acres, 250 St. Luke Dr., Lititz. The family will be greeting friends and relatives after the memorial service. Burial will be at the family's convenience. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.