Rose Elizabeth Leach
July 14, 1927- December 14, 2019
Rose Elizabeth Leach, 92, of Owings passed away December 14, 2019. She was born July 14, 1927 in Washington, D.C., to James Martin and Violet E. (Purcell) Bauer. Rose was raised in the suburbs of Southeast D.C., and graduated from Anacostia High School. She married Charles William Leach on August 19, 1947 and they were married for over 50 years before his passing in 2004. Rose was a lifelong member and the oldest living member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Upper Marlboro, where she played the organ until she was 90 years old. Rose enjoyed playing piano and organ, baking, cooking, shopping, and going to lunch with her friends.
Rose was preceded in death by her husband Charles William Leach and brothers David, Martin, and Sterling Bauer. She is survived by her children Glenn Leach and wife Debby of Tracy’s Landing and Cindy Leach and husband Stan of Ocean Pines. Also surviving are her grandchildren Jeremey Leach and wife Amy of Owings and Heidi Leach of Annapolis, great-grandchildren Janie and Ryan Leach as well as many cousins.
Saturday, December 21, 2019