Dora Mae Ware Shipley Obituary, 2009

Dora M. (Ware) Shipley

BUFFALO MILLS, Pa. — Dora Mae (Ware) Shipley, 86, of Buffalo Mills, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 at WMHS-Memorial Campus. Born Nov. 19, 1922 in Cumberland, Md., she was a daughter of the late Samuel W. and Margaret L. (Clites) Ware. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard P. Shipley Sr. in 1998; a brother, Robert Ware; a sister, Eleanor Smith; sons-in-laws, Harold “Pete” Milburn, Richard McKenzie, Chris Hauser; grandchildren, Melissa A. Shipley, Gary McKenzie, Nathan Aldridge and Andrew Miller. She is survived by sons, Richard Shipley Jr. and wife Beverly (Cook) of Buffalo Mills, Joseph “Joe” Shipley and wife Kyong (Dom) of Cumberland, Michael Shipley and fiancée Debbie Yon, Jeff Shipley and wife Barbara (Izzett), both of Buffalo Mills; daughters, Terry Miller and husband John, Linda Milburn, Bonnie McKenzie-Hauser and friend William Hutt, all of Cumberland, Robin Border and husband Duane of Loysburg; brothers, Samuel Ware amd wife Dot, Howard Ware and wife Paula, Gerald Ware and wife Wilma, all of Bedford Valley; sisters, Thelma Larry and husband Bill, Eva Heinrich and husband Paul of Cumberland, Pat Stickel and husband Reed of Centerville; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren. Mrs. Shipley ran the Double D Dairy Farm with her husband and was always hospitable to anyone who came to her door. She was a loving wife, wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved to read and to sing to her grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, Pa. on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ken Korns officiating. Burial will follow at Madley Cemetery, Madley, Pa. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Cumberland Bible Church, Missionary Camp Fund, 400 E. Third St., Cumberland, MD 21502. The family would like to thank Dr. V. Felipa, Dr. W. Shin, Dr. R. Welik, and the staff of the WMHS for the care they gave her. A special thanks to the staff of Golden Living Center and especially Dora’s niece, Jackie Elliott, who was a shelter in the time of a storm.

Source:  Cumberland Times-News, The (MD) – Friday, September 11, 2009

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