Miles Jonathan Lesher
Ida J. Lesher
Mary Jane Lesher


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Mary Jane Lesher 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 10 Sep 1926, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 2 4
  • Marriage (1): John James Beicher on 7 Apr 1951 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 3 Apr 1983, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 56 2 4
  • Buried: Annville: Grandview Memorial Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 2 4

   FamilySearch ID: L6BM-W8L.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Lebanon Daily News: Beicher-Lesher Wedding Is Held In Rectory Today, 7 Apr 1951, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 1
Beicher-Lesher Wedding Is Held In Rectory Today

In a double ring ceremony performed by the Rev. William Boyle In St. Mary's Catholic rectory at two o'clock this afternoon, Miss Mary June Lesher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Miles J. Lesher of 211 East Walnut Street, was united in marriage with John James Beicher, son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Beicher of 1142 Old Cumberland Street.
Attending the couple were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Beicher. Joseph Beicher and the bridegroom are twin brothers.
The bride was attired in white lace over satin, ankle length, with long, pointed sleeves. She wore a bonnet -shaped headdress with fingertip veil and trimmed with seed pearls, and white sandals. Her bouquet was of white roses with a cascade of ribbons.
Mrs. Joseph Beicher wore a light blue lace dress fashioned on lines similar to that of the bride, and carried a bouquet of pink roses. A light blue lace picture hat and matching suede shoes completed her attire.
The men wore tuxedos and white rosebud boutonnieres. The wedding reception was held at the Annville Legion Home for relatives and friends. After a honeymoon in New York and Philadelphia, the couple will live at 1211 East Walnut Street.
For going away, the bride wore a gray gabardine suit with navy accessories and a fur neckpiece. Mrs. Beicher is a graduate of Lebanon High School, class of 1 944, and is employed by the Bell Telephone Company in Lebanon. The bridegroom, who was graduated from Lebanon High School in 1945, was employed at the Lebanon Post Office until he was recalled to the U. S. Navy. He will report for duty on April 16.

2. Residence: on 10 Sep 1957 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

3. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Mary Jane Beicher on 4 Apr 1984 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 4 Mary Jane Beicher, 56, wife of the late John J. Beicher, died Sunday, April 3, 1983, in Cedar Haven [Nursing Home]. Born in Lebanon, she was a daughter of the late Miles J. and Ida Jane Lesher Lesher. She had formerly been employed by Cedar Haven and was a member of the Lebanon Moravian Church, the Lebanon Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star and YMCA Gradale. Surviving are brothers and sisters Mildred Sweigert, Lebanon; Donald W. Lesher, Port St. Lucie, Fla.; Madeline E., wife of Earl Hostetter, Annville; Thelma Kreider, Cleona; and Robert M. Lesher, Lebanon; an aunt, Kathryn Gibson, Lebanon; a number of nieces and nephews; anda number of great-nieces and great-nephews. A brother, Carl J. Lesher, preceded her in death.

Mary married John James Beicher, son of John Raphael Beicher and Dorothy H. Stine, on 7 Apr 1951 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.1 (John James Beicher was born on 10 May 1927 in Minersville, Schuylkill, PA,6 7 8 9 10 died on 20 Apr 1955 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 8 9 11 12 13 and was buried on 23 Apr 1955 in Lebanon: Holy Cross Cemetery, Lebanon, PA 8 12.)


1 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 7 Apr 1951, page 16. Beicher-Lesher Wedding.

2 Find A Grave,

3 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), April 20, 1955, page 14. Obituary of John J. Beicher.

4 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 4 Apr 1984, page 19. Obituary of Mary Jane Beicher.

5 Lebanon Daily News (Lebanon, PA), 11 Sep 1957, page 2. Obituary of Ida Lesher.

6, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1929-1990; Archive Collection Number: Series 1-1; Folder Number: 31 Beicher, John James.

7, Pennsylvania, U.S., Veteran Compensation Applications, WWII, 1950, mageNo: Begonia, Lewis E - Beley, Alexandrew (Box 48). Image 1087.

8, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 33611. John J. Beicher. Father John R. Beicher. Mother Dorothy Stein. Informant John R. Beicher.

9, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN: 171208577 John James Beicher b. 10 May 1927 d. 20 Apr 1955.

10, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 ( Operations, Inc.), John James Beicher, b 10 May 1927 in Minersville.

11 U.S. Social Security Death Index.

12 Find A Grave,

13 Pennsylvania Department of Health, Pennsylvania, Death Indices (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA, 16103. Online at .), Death Certificate 33611, John J. Beicher.

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