2011-03-10 / Obituaries

Mary K. Sipes

McConnellsburg, 79

Mary K. Sipes, 79, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, March 6, 2011, at her residence after a long battle with cancer.

She was born in Buck Valley, on April 13, 1931, the daughter of the late Walter and Sarah (Mann) Smith. She was the widow of Lawrence Sipes, whom she married on February 18, 1950, and he passed away on January 14, 2003.

She was of the Pentecostal faith, worked 20-plus years at Sagner Inc. in Mc- Connellsburg as a seamstress, was a homemaker and an excellent cook. She also loved her family, her pets and gardening.

She is survived by a son, Daniel Sipes of McConnellsburg; grandchildren: Kenny Sipes, Tanda Skinner and Shay Hess; and three greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary; son Roger; sister Edith Lake; brothers: Jobie and Glen Smith and one infant brother.

Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, Pa., at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2011. Pastor Donald Bard officiated. Interment was at Union Cemetery, Mc- Connellsburg.

Memorial donations may be made in memory of Mary to the American Cancer Society, Franklin & Fulton Unit, 384 Floral Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201 or the Home Nursing Agency Hospice, 761 5th Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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