2018-03-22 / Obituaries

Dolly A. Peffer

McConnellsburg, 80

Dolly A. Peffer, 80, Mc- Connellsburg, died Sunday, March 18, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, Mc- Connellsburg.

She was born in Mc- Connellsburg, September 28, 1937, the daughter of the late Beulah (Bishop) and Walter Ray. She was the widow of Edward A. Peffer, whom she married March 30, 1974. He passed away April 22, 2013.

She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mc- Connellsburg, where she played the organ for many years and was a member of the VFW Post #655 ladies auxiliary in McConnellsburg.

She retired from the Sagner sewing factory in Mc- Connellsburg, in 1973 and then owned and operated Peffer’s Mountain View in Huntingdon, with her husband. She loved music and enjoyed playing the organ and the piano.

She is survived by daughter Paula E. Cook, Mercersburg; a stepdaughter, Patricia J. Winchell, Millersville, Pa.; sisters: Audrey Bivens, Big Cove Tannery; and Sandra Stenger, McConnellsburg; brothers: Kenneth Ray, Clear Spring, Md.; and Larry Ray, Mechanicsburg; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Edwin Cover; a sister, Judy Houtz; and a brother, Harold “Dick” Ray.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Mc- Connellsburg.

Services will be held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 22, with Pastor Allen Reed officiating. Interment will be at Union Cemetery, Mc- Connellsburg.

Online condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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