2009-12-10 / Obituaries

Hope P. Sponsler

Harrisonville, 78

Hope P. Sponsler, 78, Harrisonville, died Saturday, December 5, 2009, at Quincy Home, Quincy, Pa.

She was born in Chester, W.Va., August 31, 1931, the daughter of the late Earl and Sarah

Murphy) McFarland. She was the widow of Ronald W. “Gabby” Sponsler, whom she married June 7, 1950. He passed away August 15, 1993.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, Green Hill Sewing Club, Harrisonville, and was a nurse’s aide at Fulton County Medical Center and Decker’s Nursing Home in McConnellsburg. She also loved baking, jigsaw puzzles and her family.

She is survived by daughters: Sylvia H. (wife of Joe) Smith, Harrisonville; Vicki A. Sponsler, Greencastle; son, Michael W.

husband of Monica) Sponsler, Harrisonville; sisters: Cleo M. O’- donnell, Harrisonville; Helen L.

wife of Blaine) Fix, Harrisonville; eight grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughter Michelle K. Watson and brothers: Frank, Ralph and William McFarland.

Funeral services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 9. Pastor William Bair officiated. Burial was made at Sideling Hill Christian Cemetery, Needmore.

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