We have been honored to call him our Brother. The condolences of Theta Chi’s extended worldwide family are offered to the family and friends of our deceased brother.
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of:
John Leister Jr. '53
John Leister Jr, a 1953 Penn State graduate, died on February 25 2009, in Audubon, PA. John loved telling stories of his pledge days at Theta Chi. He was a Music Education major at Penn State and loved marching with the Blue Band. He was an instrumental teacher in New York, Pennsylvania, and was New Jersey from 1953 until 1994.
John is survived by his wife, Nancy, three children, seven grand children, two great-grand children. Two of the grandchildren are currently attending Penn State.