2013-08-29 / Obituaries

Zoe A. Brant Chambersburg, 84

Zoe Arlene Brant, 84, formerly of Twin Bridge Road, Chambersburg, died Wednesday, August 21, 2013, at Falling Spring Nursing Home, where she had resided for the past two years.

She was born September 28, 1928, in Harrisonville, Pa., to James and Ethel (Schooley) Sipes. She was married to George W. Brant on December 24, 1949.

She was a member of St. Thomas United Methodist Church and Siloam Ladies Aid in Harrisonville.

She had worked at H.J. Heinz Co. in Chambersburg until its closing, and later owned and operated B&M Frozen Custard. She graduated from Greenhill High School in 1946. She enjoyed being a homemaker, and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, George, and their two children: Kathy L. (wife of James) Swailes of Carlton Heights and Jeffrey W. (husband of Judith) Brant of Greencastle; five grandchildren: Diron Swailes, Rebecca Swailes, Jenna Swailes, Matthew Brant, Katie Brant; and two great-grandsons: Dylan and Logan Swailes.

She was preceded in death by three sisters: Lois Ramsey, Hazel Deshong, Jean Deavor and a brother, Melvin Sipes.

Funeral services were held at 1 a.m., Monday, August 26, 2013, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home Ltd., Chambersburg. Rev. Steven Portner officiated. Interment was at Parklawns Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church of St. Thomas, 360 St. Thomas- Edenville Road, St. Thomas, PA, 17252.

Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Chambersburg, handled the arrangements.

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