Leah C. Oberheim

June 30, 1926 ~ October 30, 2019 (age 93)


Leah C Oberheim, 93, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2019 at Juniper Village in State College, Pa.  She was born in Lock Haven, PA. on June 30, 1926 to Ralph and Bertha Cryder of Woolrich PA.

Leah attended Lock Haven Schools then graduated from Susquehanna University with a BS in Business in 1947. Leah had a successful career in business, her first job with E D Meyers in Lock Haven and later in a long-lasting position as business manager for Fleisher’s Dairy Stores in Bellefonte, PA. An active member of the Woolrich Methodist Church, Leah served for many years as church treasurer, summer Bible School teacher and studied through Stephens Ministry to become a lay preacher.

Survivors include her daughter Karen Lockard, son Robert L Oberheim, son-in-law David Lockard and granddaughter Kate Lockard Young. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert J Oberheim and grandson Adam Lockard.

A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 3 pm at the Woolrich Methodist Church, Park Avenue, Woolrich, PA. Officiating will be Pastor Laura King.

Family and friends will be received in the sanctuary of Woolrich Methodist Church for one hour prior to the celebration. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

Memorials in Leah’s name may be made to the United Methodist Church, Woolrich, PA.

Arrangements are under the directions of the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, LLC., 121 W. Main St., Lock Haven, PA . Online thoughts and memories can be made at

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Funeral Service
October 3, 2019

3:00 PM
Woolrich United Methodist Church
Park Ave
Woolrich , PA. 17779

November 3, 2019

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Woolrich United Methodist Church
Park Ave
Woolrich , PA. 17779

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