We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Schneider Funeral Home
Lesley Monteith-Bates of Warminster, PA passed away on Sunday May 29, 2022 at Jefferson Abington Hospital surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was 51. She was the beloved partner of Ryan Skierski with whom she shared 4 wonderful years together. Lesley was born in Philadelphia and raised in Roslyn, PA. She was the daughter of the late Francis and Rosemarie Monteith of Roslyn, PA. Lesley’s husband, Sean, passed-away suddenly 7 years ago.
Lesley enjoyed shopping, spending time with her family and friends, and lounging at the beach. Lesley’s resiliency in the face of adversary was admirable. She always maintained a smile and heartfelt laugh. She loved sports. She especially loved her Philadelphia Eagles. Lesley shared her love of sports with Ryan and Braylon and rarely missed a Sunday afternoon with the Birds or a Friday night of William Tennent football cheering the team with her friends. She loved College football and had a remarkable talent for following players and their stats. Lesley had a strong sense of community volunteering her time with Braylon’s Warminster Basketball team. She was the league commissioner for the past 3 years.
Lesley loved her son Braylon to the moon and back. She is survived by her loving fiancé of 4 years, Ryan Skierski of Southampton; her brother Christopher Monteith and his wife BethAnn of Hilltown, PA; her nephews Alex and Julian Monteith; niece Courtney Seidel; Sean’s Mother Shirley Bates and sisters Michelle and Heather Bates, nephews Brandon Tocce, Jake Shaw; nieces Deanna Tocce and Alex Shaw. Lesley was blessed with many friends who were a huge part of her life and are her extended family.
Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Thursday June 2 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and Friday June 3 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM followed by celebration of the Catholic Funeral Liturgy at 11:00AM in Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Road, Hatboro PA. Her interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, checks may be written directly to Braylon Bates for his future education or donations may be made via GoFundMe by following this link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/lesly-braylon-and-ryan?qid=7eb6994a321f83aeed0f3f1dc5b1a70f.