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Claudette M. Leidig

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Date published: 8/19/2014

Claudette M. Leidig

Claudette Mary Leidig, 81, of Spotsylvania County passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital, with her loving family at her bedside.

Claudette was born on Dec. 15, 1932, to Primo C. and Mary (DiBlasi) Morganti in Baltimore, Md. She married her high school sweetheart, George F. Leidig on July 6, 1952, in Baltimore and joined him through out his career to Charlotte, N.C., Atlanta, Ga., Connecticut, Columbia, S.C., and finally retiring to Fawn Lake in Virginia. Claudette was active in church affairs with the Catholic Church everywhere they lived.

Survivors include her husband of over 62 years, George; one son, George F. Leidig Jr.; one grandson, John F. Leidig; and one brother, Christopher Morganti. Claudette was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Charles J. Morganti.

A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday August 21, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Fredericksburg. A reception will be held immediately following at Fawn Lake Community Center, hosted by Claudette's friends. Innichment at Arlington National Cemetery will occur at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at stjude.org.

Online condolences may be made at laurelhillfuneral home.com.