Ila Jean Bleecher, 69, of Lancaster passed away peacefully of natural causes on Tuesday, January 15, 2019. She was the wife of Dale Bleecher, with whom she would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 7, 2019. She was born in Millersville, daughter of the late J. Charles and Mary I. Kauffman Herr. She worked for many years at Aument Brake & Supply before her retirement. She was a graduate of Penn Manor High School, Class of 1967.
She was a loving wife, mother and cherished "Grammy" to her granddaughters and grand pets. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving in addition to her husband, one daughter, Melanie DeHart, wife of Don DeHart of Lancaster and two granddaughters, Abby and Emma. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, three brothers, Jay, Lewis and Barry Herr and three sisters, Arnita Miller, Mary Jane Newswanger and Yvonne Hess.
At Ila's request there will be no service. A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in memory of Ila may be made to Schreiber Center for Pediatric Development, 625 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603 or www.schreiberpediatric.org.
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