Thomas L. Leibfried

Avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed hunting & fishing.

Service times: Tuesday, January, 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.

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Thomas L. Leibfried, 74, of Lititz, formerly of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carol Fry Leibfried with whom he was married 52 years. Born in Columbia, he was the son of the late Francis J. and Reba Starn Leibfried.

Tom served in the PA National Guard from 1965 thru 1971 and retired in 2006 from ITT Engineered Valves where he was employed as a receiving inspector. He was a lifetime member of the Seagraves Social Club; Columbia Fraternal Association and was a member of the American Legion Post 469, Wrightsville. An avid outdoorsman, he especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed playing poker with his family and friends.

In addition to his wife he is survived by a son, Richard, husband of Laurie Leibfried; daughter, Christine Leibfried; granddaughters, Jessica and Sarah Waltz; great-granddaughter, Emma Yaukey. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his sister, Janet Kriner; brothers, Francis A. (Bruzz) and Paul Leibfried.

A memorial service will be held at the Clyde W. Kraft Funeral Home, Inc. 519 Walnut St., Columbia, PA on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Mark S. Kopp, officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Tom's memory to the Pet Pantry, 26 Millersville Road, Lancaster PA 17603.

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