Posted by on August 3, 2020 1:15 am

Categories: Schuylkill County Obituaries

Leroy A Geist , age 71, of Hegins, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020 at his residence.

He was born on Thursday, May 12, 1949, in Hegins Twp, a son of the late Russell P Geist and the late Betty M Lesher Geist.

He had worked for Gold Mills, Pine Grove and then worked for Tower Sales, Tower City, until becoming disabled.

He attended the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Weishample.

Leroy enjoyed antique cars, collecting clocks, camping, and spending time with his dog Snickers and his family.

He is survived by his wife Cynthia “Dolly” A Snyder Geist, to whom he was married for 49 years.

He is also survived by a daughter, Angela E Harig and her husband Howard of Schuylkill Haven; a granddaughter, Briana L Maurer of Girardivlle; a step grandson, Chad M Harig of Schuylkill Haven; a sister, Betty L Searles and her husband Don of Garner, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Weishample, on Monday, August 3, 2020, at 11:00 am, with Deacon Larry Lonergan officiating.

A viewing will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Monday at the church.

Burial will be made in Fountain Community Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Compassus Hospice, 1001 James Drive, Suite B34, Leesport PA 19533 or to the Church of Christ in Christian Union, 952 Deep Creek Rd, Ashland PA 17921.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at

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