2012-03-15 / Obituaries

Pearl A. Kruhm

Warfordsburg, 88

Pearl A. Mellott Kruhm, 88, Warfordsburg, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at her residence.

She was born in Mc- Connellsburg December 14, 1923, the daughter of the late Clarence and Georgia Ellen (Knable) Truax. She was the widow of Earl A. Kruhm.

She was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore.

She was a seamstress at Sagner Inc. in McConnellsburg, Stanley Co. in Chambersburg and was a baker at Weaver’s Restaurant in Hancock upon retiring.

She is survived by sons: Sheridan H. Mellott Jr. of Warfordsburg; Terry L. Mellott of McConnellsburg; Barry K. Mellott of Hustontown; a daughter, Beverly E. Hess of Florida; a stepson, Kenneth Kruhm of Maryland; a stepdaughter, Kathleen Garstang of Richmond, Va.; brothers: Harold N. “Pee Wee” Truax of Mc- Connellsburg,; George Truax of Shady Grove; 19 grandchildren; 21 greatgrandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by first husband, Sheridan H. Mellott Sr.; son Eugene W. Mellott; stepson Raymond Kruhm; sisters: Betty Howell, and Alma Hill and Dorothy Pittman; and brothers Melvin Truax and Clarence Truax Jr.

Services will be at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren, Needmore, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2012, with Pastor Roger Truax officiating.

Interment will be at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Needmore.

There will be visitation on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, from 3 p. m. to 8 p. m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Thursday at the church.

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

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