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Leah M. Rader

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Service: 10:30am Mon. February 25th, 2019
Location: St. Bernard Catholic Church

RADER, Leah M., 80, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Hearth and Home Harding Road. She was born February 7, 1939 in Springfield the daughter of Carl and Frances (Nigh) Hawver. Leah worked as a service representative for AT&T for 24 years retiring in 1994. She volunteered in the Springfield community for numerous organizations over the years. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church. Survivors include six children and spouses, Michael J. & Jill Massie, Suzanne Massie, Marianne & Roc Keim, Eric W. Rader, Edward “Ted” Rader and Elizabeth “Beth” & Matt McCain; six grandchildren, Becca & Alex Wagner, Alex and Christopher Massie, Benjamin Keim, Amanda & Josh Kurtz and Carston McCain; three siblings, Donna J. & Fred Miller, Sister Karen Hawver, S.C., Fr. Carl Hawver, O.F.M. and one sister-in-law, Frances Bailey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward W. “Bill” Rader in 2015. The family would like to extend a special thanks to all the staff at Hearth and Home Harding Road and Hospice of Dayton for all their loving care. Friends may call from 2:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday in the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Monday in St. Bernard Catholic Church. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to St. Bernard Catholic Church.
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I am so sorry for your lost. Your mother was always so caring.

- Elaine Miller , Wednesday March 6th, 2019

My condolences to family . My thoughts and prayers are with family at this time.

- Rachna Garg, Monday February 25th, 2019

All our sympathy to the Rader family.We last talk to Leah at Bill's funeral.

- Judy & Bill Powell, Monday February 25th, 2019

❤️ for Leah.....her presence and sense of humor were admirable. Blessings and prayers for her family. Sister Helen,csj

- Sister Helen Susalla,csj, Sunday February 24th, 2019

I will forever be grateful to Leah’s presence in my life.She always made me feel welcome in her home when coming from Michigan with Sr. Karen. I will truly miss her so much. God bless you Leah and your family ❤️

- Sister Rita Jeanne csj, Sunday February 24th, 2019

To the Hawver family, deepest sympathy to all and to Leah's immediate family from the Shanahans. We are going through our loss also. John would have been with you if he could. As it is, he & Leah are together in heaven again with our parents and all others gone before them. R.I.P. Leah. God Bless all as we grieve.

- Margaret Shanahan Weeks, Sunday February 24th, 2019

My condolences to Leah's children and family . My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

- Cheryl Brickman , Sunday February 24th, 2019

Eric Sending my sympathy to you and family God bless Respectfully Sophia Beydoun

- Sophia Beydoun , Sunday February 24th, 2019

Love and prayers to you and your family at this time!

- Staci Naill, Saturday February 23rd, 2019

To Leah family,you are in our thoughts and prayers.. I will truly miss her so...RIP LEAH ..

- Pat& Don Geron, Saturday February 23rd, 2019

A very special lady. She will be deeply missed. Her reward is great, in heaven! Prayers for all the family of Leah whom she loved so much.

- Ann, Friday February 22nd, 2019

I had the distinct pleasure and honor of working with both Leah and Bill on an estate several years ago. Both Leah and Bill were wonderful, kind people and I truly enjoyed working and chatting with them. Very special people. May Leah be at peace now that she and Bill are reunited.

- Diane White, Friday February 22nd, 2019

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