2013-04-04 / Obituaries

Esther E. Mellott

Chambersburg, 78

Esther E. Mellott, 78, a resident of the Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg, and formerly of St. Thomas, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing Home, Chambersburg, Pa.

She was born in Harrisonville, Pa., November 18, 1934, the daughter of the late Elvey and Regina (Decker) Deshong. She was the widow of Grover E. Mellott, who passed away in September of 2007.

She was a member of Christian Life Church in Chambersburg, and was a homemaker.

She is survived by daughter Doris Fortney of Chambersburg; a brother, Gilbert Deshong of McConnellsburg; son Philip (husband of Patty) Mellott of St. Thomas; grandchildren: Mike (husband of Carol) Fortney, Tyler Mellott, Michele (wife of Brian) Plas- terer, Heather (wife of Joel) Rotz and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters: Nettie Boisvert, Dorothy Hann, Blanche Strait, Anna Mae Clevenger; and brothers Wishard, James and George Oliver Deshong.

Services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 3. Pastor Wiley and Pastor Barnett officiated. Interment was at Sideling Hill Christian Cemetery, Needmore.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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