Shirley Gray Leeper

  • Born: May 2, 1937
  • Died: March 10, 2020
  • Location: Acme, Pennsylvania

Saloom-Rega Funeral Service

730 W Main St
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
Tel. (724) 547-2122

Tribute & Message From The Family

Shirley M. Gray Leeper of Acme passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Select Specialty Hospital, Latrobe.

Shirley was born May 2, 1937 a daughter of the late James and Lossie Hooks Gray. Shirley was a member of the Acme United Methodist Church, the Lions Club and in 1983, her and her husband Don became the co-owner of Leeper's Market along with her brother-in-law, Richard Leeper. She enjoyed planting flowers and dressing up to attend tea parties at the church. Shirley and her husband, Don purchased the former Monitcue's Restaurant, establishing the Candlelight Restaurant in Donegal.

Surviving are her children Donald A. Leeper (Doreen) of Old Bridge, NJ, Robert Leeper (Donna) and Pamela Knopsnider (Jim Hoover) of Acme; grandchildren, Donald Leeper III (Jessica), Bobbie Leeper (Shawn Sloan), Candy Clark(Jeremy), Jennifer Fritzius (Bill), Christina Williams(Clarence) and Jasmine Madden; nine great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Donald R. Leeper and a grandson, Ryan Knopsnider, a brother James Gray and a sister, Betty Lou Wallace. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Judy Siesky, Shirley's caretaker.

Family and friends are invited from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM Sunday to SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W, Main Street Mt. Pleasant where services will be held at 10AM Monday with Rev. John Logan officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt. Joy Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Twp. Please visit Shirley's online memorial at to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.