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Obituary for Grace V. Leister (Renninger)

Grace V. (Renninger) Leister, 96, formerly of Palm, passed away on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Pennsburg Manor. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 70 years, Clarence M. Leister.

Born in Sassamansville, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Katie (Mack) Renninger.

Grace was employed at the former Pennsburg Clothing Co. for 18 years and the former Valley Bag Co. in Pennsburg for five years; but her favorite role was being a wonderful homemaker and loving mother to her children.

She was a member of Salem United Methodist Church and a member of the Senior Center in East Greenville. She enjoyed traveling and most importantly, spending time with her family.

Surviving are her four children, Larry D. Leister and wife, Lois of Litiz, PA, Sandra J. DeLong of East Greenville, Patrice C. Henry and husband, Ronald of Pennsburg, and Jewel L. Mack and husband, Daniel of Pennsburg; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Along with her husband and parents, she is predeceased by a son, Dennis; a grandson, Daniel; and her six siblings, Lester, John, Paul and Ernest Renninger and Laura Carl and Arlene Renninger.

Due to the current health crisis, services will be private at the convenience of the family at this time. Arrangements entrusted to Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville. Please offer condolences at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Upper Perkiomen Valley Library, 350 Main St, Red Hill, PA 18076.