2010-03-11 / Obituaries

Elsie M. Sipes

McConnellsburg, 74

Elsie Mae Sipes, 74, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at her residence.

She was born March 9, 1935, in Fort Littleton, the daughter of the late Charles and Edna Matthews. She was married to James Sipes on July 25, 1953.

She was employed by Corning Glass in Greencastle, Pa., as a shipper for 29 years. She was a member of the VFW Post 655 and American Legion Post 516 in Mc- Connellsburg, Pa., and the Mercersburg Moose.

She is survived by three daughters: Lona Hollenshead, Susan Fix and Pamela Peck and one son, Scott Sipes, all of Mc- Connellsburg; five grandchildren three great-grandchildren, and five sisters and two brothers.

She was preceded in death by by her parents: Charles Edna Matthews; her husband, James Norland Sipes; and one brother, Richard Matthews.

Funeral services were private and at the convenience of the family. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Homes, 322 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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