Leah “Bernadine” Curtis LaFaber


Leah “Bernadine” Curtis LaFaber, 88, of Marietta, OH, passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Heartland of Marietta. She was born on October 11, 1930 in Caldwell, OH, to the late George Okey and Emma Lucille Stevens Curtis.

She married Dale LaFaber on March 21, 1959 and he preceded her in death. She enjoyed gardening, canning, and doing housework for many families in Marietta.

Bernadine is survived by her son, Larry LaFaber; two sisters, Eloise Montgomery, Irma Boyer; five brothers, Ronald Curtis, Irvin Curtis, Ivan Curtis, Chester Curtis, David Curtis and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death four siblings, Okey Junior Curtis, Sarah Beaver, Paul Curtis and Elmer Curtis.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Hadley Funeral Home Reno Chapel 1021 Pike St., Marietta, OH 45750 with Pastor Larry McKim officiating. Entombment to follow at East Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 4-8 PM on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.hadleyfh.com.