OTTAWA- Hazel R. Leap, 87, of Ottawa died at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, October 31, 2013 at The Meadows at Putnam Acres in Ottawa. She was born January 26, 1926 in Altoona, PA to the late Edgar and Edna (Pawley) Rhodes. On October 5, 1946 she married Roy Leap who died March 12, 1996.
She is survived by 4 children: Michael (Nikki) Leap of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, Gregory (Betty) Leap of Ottawa, Cathy (Mike) Campbell of Cape Coral, FL, and John (Kathy) Leap of Ottawa; 4 grandchildren: Jennifer (Chris) Leap, Jason Leap, Travis (Melody) Leap, and Christy Bergeron; 2 step-grandchildren: Leah (Jason) Meyer and Andrew (Lori) Brooks; 2 great-grandchildren: Areanna Leap and Delanie Leap; 7 step great-grandchildren: Madison Sommers, Zander Sommers, Chase Meyer, Evelyn Meyer, Savana Brooks, Brady Brooks, and Bryson Brooks; and 2 sisters: Pearl Fasick and Jane Raines both of Altoona, PA. She was also preceded in death by a brother: Harry Rhodes; and 3 sisters: Ruth, Beatrice, and Edna.
She was a homemaker who enjoyed gardening and reading. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. Hazel was loved by her family, especially her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Her funeral service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Arrangements are under the direction of LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa where condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.