William E. Leiss, 76, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021, at home. He was the husband of Mary Jo (Uffner) Leiss, they were married on October 21, 2011.

Born in Lebanon, PA on August 1, 1945, William was a son of the late Elmer J. and Mildred M. (Fitting) Leiss. He graduated from Lebanon High School, was a United States Air Force Veteran, and was retired from the PA Department of Labor & Industry. William enjoyed doing word search puzzles. He served as a past captain of the Independent Fire Company and past president of the Mt. Zion Community Fire Company. He was a member of St. Cecilia’s Church and a member of several local clubs.

In addition to his wife, William is survived by a son, Gregory Leiss, husband of Debbie; six grandchildren; a stepson, Jeffrey Johnson; a sister, Diana Beaver, wife of Frederick; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother, Russell.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 4th at St. Cecilia’s Church, 120 E. Lehman St., Lebanon, PA 17046. Interment will follow at St. Gertrude’s Cemetery. A viewing will be held prior to Mass from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in William’s name may be made to Hospice for all Seasons, 280 South Hill Dr., Grantville, PA 17028 or St. Cecilia’s Church at the above address. Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with the arrangements. Please share your memories with the family at our online guest book at thompsonfuneralhomelebanon.com