2013-03-28 / Obituaries

Marie S. Shimer McConnellsburg, 77

Marie S. Shimer, 77, Mc- Connellsburg, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa.

She was born in Mc- Connellsburg,October 1, 1935, the daughter of the late Charlie and Mildred (Sipes) Melius. She was the widow of Jack L. Shimer, whom she married on December 28, 1955. He passed away on June 16, 1993.

She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Society; the Green Hill Sewing Club, Harrisonville; the Girl Scouts of America for 40 years, holding various volunteer positions; was 2010 Fulton County Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the year; was on the advisory board for Services for Children for many years; and was a teacher’s aide at the Central Fulton Elementary School for 27 years. She also loved camping, cooking and spending time with her family.

She is survived by daughters: Jackie S. (wife of Rodney) Mellott of Waynesboro; Ann M. ( wife of Denny) Seville of McConnellsburg; a son, Rob C. Shimer of Mc- Connellsburg; sisters: Edna Straley of James Creek, Pa.; Nellie Gress of Knobsville; Linda Faith of Warfordsburg; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two infant sisters and four infant brothers.

Services and interment were private at the convenience of family.

Memorial donations may be made to the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, 350 Hale Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17104.

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

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