2012-09-06 / Obituaries

Christina L. Kauffman New Freedom, 62

Christina LaVerne Kauffman, 62, New Freedom, Pa., and formerly of Big Cove Tannery, died Wednesday, August 29, 2012, at York Hospital, York, Pa.

She was born in Battle Creek, Mich., on August 24, 1950, the daughter of the late Walter “Pete” V. and Jean D. (Bloyer) Mellott .

She graduated from Mc- Connellsburg Fulton High School in 1968. She served in the U.S. Army and also attended Award Beauty School in Hagerstown, Md. She enjoyed dogs and gardening.

She is survived by her son Frederic H. Lewis Jr. of Falling Waters, W.Va.; a sister, Jennifer “Susie” Gordon (wife of Dan) of Needmore; a brother, Walter V. Mellott Jr. of Needmore; one granddaughter; one niece; and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Forrest R. Mellott.

Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2012. Rev. Doug Poffenberger officiated. Interment was at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

Military services were conducted by the Fulton Honor Guard.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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