The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 25, 2013

Leslee G. Pordes

Former Sharon woman enjoyed drawing, painting


---- — Leslee G. Pordes, formerly of Sharon, passed away peacefully at 7:20 p.m. Monday (6-24-13) in Autumn Grove Care Center, Harrisville, after a brief illness. She was 63.

Leslee was born Nov. 2, 1949, in Sharon, a daughter of Howard F. and Emma Cvelbar Gerber.

She graduated in 1967 from Sharon High School and received her bachelor of arts degree in art history in 1971 from Pennsylvania State University.

A homemaker, Leslee enjoyed drawing and painting.

She is survived by a brother, Howard M. Gerber and his wife Karen Mallorie Gerber, Apopka, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Annette T. Gerber, Hermitage; her companion, Donald Sobel, Sharon; and five nieces and nephews, Christopher Gerber and his wife Jessica; Elizabeth Morris and her husband Michael and son Gaven; Steven Gerber and his sons Camden and Colson; and Holly and Alison Gerber.

Leslee was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Alan F. Gerber.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2201 E. State St., Hermitage, PA 16148.


Leslee G., 63, Harrisville, formerly of Sharon.

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Arrangements by J. BRADLEY McGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY Inc., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.