2010-10-21 / Obituaries

Rosalie V. DeShong

McConnellsburg, 88

Rosalie V. DeShong, 88, McConnellsburg, died Sunday, October 17, 2010, at her residence.

She was born in Needmore, October 10, 1922, the daughter of the late Thornton and Mable (Truax) Mellott. She was the widow of Carl E. DeShong, who passed away January 18, 2000.

She was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church in Harrisonville, and was a seamstress at Sagner Sewing Factory in Mc- Connellsburg, for more than 25 years.

She is survived by sons Gerald N. DeShong of Elizabethtown, Pa.; Nelson E. DeShong of Collegeville, Pa.; a brother, Thornton “Junior” Mellott, McConnellsburg; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters Nevada Hollenshead and Ethel Mellott, brothers Roy, Ross, Grant, William and twin brother Sheridan Mellott.

Religious services were held at Asbury United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2010. Rev. Roger Truax officiated. Interment was in Asbury United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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