Helen Sipe

Lily of the Valley

MANCHESTER – Helen M. (Strausbaugh) Sipe, 95, of Manchester, passed away at 3:24 PM Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Pleasant Acres Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Amos R. Sipe.

Mrs. Sipe was born January 6, 1922 in York and was the daughter of the late Earnest and Mildred (Leonard) Strausbaugh.

She worked for Dentsply International in York for over 31 years before retiring in 1984. She was a member of the Strinestown Ladies Auxiliary of the Strinestown Fire Company; 25 Year Club from Dentsply Company and attended Strinestown United Brethren In Christ Church.

Mrs. Sipe is survived by her daughter, Sharon Sheffer of New Kensington; her son, Rodney Sipe of Strinestown; 10 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren. Mrs. Sipe was preceded in death by her son, Richard Sipe; her grandson, Michael Sipe, and her brothers, Warren, Lloyd, Russell, Leonard, Charles, Kenneth, Donald, and Pete.

Her funeral service will begin at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Viewing will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Strinestown Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be The Reverend Philip K. Nace.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Strinestown United Brethren In Christ Church, 5675 Susquehanna Trail North, Manchester, Pa. 17345.