2018-12-06 / Obituaries

Catherine E. DeShong

McConnellsburg, 92

Catherine E. DeShong, 92, McConnellsburg, died Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg.

She was born in McConnellsburg, August 8, 1926, the daughter of the late Lucinda (Alexander) and Benjamin C. Buterbaugh. She was the widow of Daniel Mosser DeShong.

She was of the Christian faith but loved the church and also was a homemaker. She loved Fulton County Senior Center and her center family Leonard Thomas and Tony Spriggs. She also loved her lemon pies from George Cutchall at the VFW, music, dancing and spending time with her family.

She is survived by a son, Dennis L. (husband of Peggy) Rhoades, Greencastle; daughters: Diane K. (wife of David) Lochte, McConnellsburg; Lucy M. (wife of Franklin) Lynch, McConnellsburg; and Bonnie L. (wife of Dennis) Lynch, McConnellsburg; a son, Thomas R. (husband of Cheryl) DeShong, Hustontown; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by former husband, Ephraim B. Rhoades Jr.; daughters: Betty Jo (wife of George) Lynch, Cathy Seville (wife of Mark Seville); a son, Roy Rhoades; sisters: Shirley Edwards and Betty Carbaugh; brothers: Leon, Robert, George, Harold, Scott, Jack, Charles and Donald Buterbaugh; a son-in-law, Charles W. Burkett Jr.; and a grandson, Sherwin “Bull” Lynch.

Services will be held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg. at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 6, with Pastor William Swope officiating. Interment will be at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fulton County Senior Center, 100 Woodside Drive, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Condolences at www.howardlsipes.com.

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