In 1960, LeRoy and his wife Nancy Purchased a single story home in the west end of York, PA (Shiloh) as their personal residence. Between 1960 and 1962, with aspirations to become a full-time funeral director, LeRoy and Nancy made the necessary changes to their home and in 1962, The LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home opened for business. The first funeral service was held for LeRoy's father, Russell C. Leber.
In 1989, son Leon Leber became the second generation of the Leber family to enter the family owned and operated business, having graduated from P.I.M.S., The Pittsburg Institute of Mortuary Science. Leon served his apprenticeship working with his father and in 1991 passed all state board requirements and became a licensed funeral director. In 1983, the funeral home was incorporated, LeRoy, Nancy and Leon serving as members of the corporation.
Upon the retirement of Nancy Leber in 1994, the second, second generation of the Leber Family, daughter Melinda Leber Kreiser joined the business as office administrator, corporation secretary/treasurer.
During the 1990's, multiple changes were made to the interior of the funeral home to meet funeral service needs in addition to adding physically challenged accessibility to the funeral home. With increased pre-arrangement services growing in the Southern York County area, the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc. family purchased the Robert M. Goodling Funeral Home located at 62 Main Street, Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania.
In 2013, the third generation of the Leber family, grandson Justin Everhart joined the family business and is currently serving his apprenticeship as Office and Funeral Assistant.
For more than 50 years and after the passing of LeRoy and Nancy, their children continue to uphold their parents' vision. The family and staff of the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc. continues to offer traditional funeral, memorial, burial and cremation services with compassion and empathy at the forefront.
At the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc. our goal is to assist you and offer direction when planning a tribute for your loved one. Leon Leber and Melinda Leber Kreiser will guide you through all aspects of the services offered and provided with compassion, dignity, and respect; tailored to the familys' personal wishes and religious requests.
Office hours are Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM. In addition, we are on-call and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, dedicated to providing your family our personalized service.