Mabel Kay Leiter

  • Born: September 16, 1948
  • Died: May 16, 2008
  • Location: Virginia

Pierce Funeral Home

9609 Center Street
Manassas, VA 20110

Tel. (703) 257-6028

Tribute & Message From The Family

MABEL KAY LEITER, age 59 of Manassas Park, Virginia died Friday, May 16, 2008 at her home.

Kay was born September 16, 1948 in Leesburg, Virginia daughter of the late Robert William and Elizabeth Thompson Gibson. She was a member of Manassas/St Thomas United Methodist Church, Manassas. She was employed for 30 years with the CIA and later worked in private sector for Raytheon.

Survivors include three children, Heidi Lynn Pike and partner Teri Pike of Gainesville, Virginia, Tammy Christine Hawk and fianc' Jeremy Rizer of Fauquier County, Virginia and John Steven Leiter II and girlfriend Jacqueline Jones of Manassas, Virginia; six siblings, Barbara Wilson Smallwood of Colonial Beach, Virginia, Margaret Ann Gibson of Winchester, Virginia, Robert William Gibson of Round Hill, Virginia, Douglas Lee Gibson of Sterling, Virginia, Betty Sue Hoover of Glen Burnie, Maryland and John Wayne Gibson of Frederick, Maryland; her long time companion, Robert Spring of Manassas, Virginia; five grandchildren, Andrew, Austin, Aleksander and Haley Hawk and Damian Rizer; two aunts, Mabel Rodgers, of Hillsboro, Virginia and Margaret Pritchard, of Surfside Beach, South Carolina and was divorced from John S. Leiter of Manassas, Virginia. She is also survived by numerous family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 P.M. Sunday, May 18, 2008 at Pierce Funeral Home, 9609 Center Street, Manassas where funeral services will be held 12:00 Noon, Monday, May 19, 2008 with Pastor Lester Horton officiating. Interment will follow at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Haymarket, Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the charity of your choice.

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Condolence & Memory Journal

I attended high school with Kay and am so sorry to hear of her death. Please know the family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Cathy Smith Bolinger - Delray Beach, Florida   May 19, 2008

To Kay's Family,

I graduated from Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville with Kay in 1966 and she was a wonderful friend. I had lost touch with her over the past several years and was so sorry to hear about her death. You are in my thoughts and prayers. She will be missed.

Posted by Judy Arbogast Fisher - Leesburg, Virginia   May 19, 2008

My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you......I am here if you need, Aunt Renie

Posted by Irene King - Nokesville   May 19, 2008

Dear Heidi and family,

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

With deepest sympathy,

Posted by Nilou - Centreville, VA   May 18, 2008

We're so sorry to hear about your loss. We will remember your mother's beautiful smile and that sparkle in her eye. Her living spirit lives on in each member of her family.

Posted by Donnie and Angela Gregory - Gainesville, VA   May 18, 2008

Heidi & Terry,

Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss...our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Posted by Tina & Kat    May 18, 2008


I,am so sorry to hear of your Mother's dealth, you are in my prayers always.


Posted by Doris Agee - St. Augustine, Fla.   May 17, 2008

I'm so sorry for your loss. I know this time is hard, but know that your friends and family are there.
Much Love & Respect,

Posted by Lisa Gibson - Roanoke, VA   May 16, 2008

Heidi and family, I was very sorry to hear this sad news about your mother. You should be very proud of your mother, given her love for each of you and for her dedicated service to her country.
The next few weeks will be tough ones but your love for each other and love for your mom will get you through. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Sincere regards,


Posted by Bruce K. Bateman - Ashburn, Virginia   May 16, 2008

Your courage and strength has been an inspiration to us all. Thank you for all the love you brought into our lives. We miss you Mom.

Posted by Heidi and Teri Pike - Gainesville, VA   May 16, 2008