2013-09-05 / Obituaries

Freda M. Vickroy McConnellsburg, 85

Freda M. Vickroy, 85, of McConnellsburg, died Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at her residence.

She was born in Johnstown, Pa., on January 29, 1928, the daughter of the late Charles and Lula (Sipes) Sipes. She was the wife of LeRoy Vickroy, whom she married on November 18, 1950.

She had been a member of Needmore Bible Church since 1979, was a founder and a faithful volunteer of the Fulton County Community Christian School in Needmore, and after graduating from the Greater Johnstown High School, she worked for the U.S. government as an administrative assistant with the Selective Service.

Although she and Lee had no biological children of their own, they were loved by hundreds of children for their unwavering support of schooling, prayer and finances. She loved entertaining family and friends in her home and shared with others all that God has blessed her with.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Eugene Sipes of Windber, Pa.

Services were held at Needmore Bible Church, at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 31, 2013. Pastor Doug Poffenberger officiated. Interment was at Siloam United Methodist Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fulton County Community Christian School, 8159 Great Cove Road, Needmore, PA 17238.

Arrangements were made by Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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