On February 20, 2019, Marie Clare Leek went to be with her Lord and Savior at 86 years of age.
She was a devoted daughter of John and Marie Ilgenfritz, loyal and loving partner of Andrew Szypula for 40 years, loving sister of John Ilgenfritz, Margaret McGuill, Bernadette McCarty, Carolann Stripling and her two children Alicia and Brandon, cherished mother of Teresa Lerner, Sharon Sapp, John H. Leek and daughter in law Margaret Leek, adoring grandmother of 8 wonderful grandchildren Heather, Leah, Lauren, Amanda, Kristin, Jackie, Billy and Melynda and beloved great grandmother to 7 beautiful great grandchildren.
Marie was a loving, independent, giving daughter, sister, mother, grand and great grandmother who enjoyed her family, friends, adult coloring, Ravens football and her rescued cat “Gracie”. She also enjoyed her work as the accountant for the Maryland Coast Dispatch before her retirement after 20 years.
A gathering will be held at Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service located at 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD from 1:30 – 3:30 on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Arrangements are in the care of Eastern Shore Cremation and Funeral Service a division of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 504 Franklin Avenue, Berlin, MD 21811. Please visit www.easternshorecremation.com to express condolences to the family