Sylvia Marie (Moore) Shipe 80, of Defiance, PA, passed away unexpectedly and went to be with the Lord on March 12, 2023, at Donahoe Manor in Bedford. She was born on May 8, 1942, in Cumberland, Maryland. Sylvia was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She touched the lives of everyone she met.
She is survived by a son, Harold William Shipe and fiancé Loretta Lynn Parker of Defiance, PA; son-in-law, Clyde Dishong; grandson, John J. Shipe, Sr. and wife Tracey of Cumberland, MD; three sisters, Helen Hutchinson, Constance Short, and Mary Reed, all of Maryland; grandchildren, Winnie Shipe, Jessica Shipe, Samantha Shipe, Austin Brimhall, Kaylee Brimhall, Leilani Shipe, Connie Thompson, Sonny Dishong, Sherry Dishong, Vicki Kruse, Sissy Foor, and Jennifer Hill, all of Everett; two great-grandchildren, Mercedes Shipe and John Shipe, Jr., as well as other great-grandchildren to mention.
In addition to her parents, Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband, William Robert Shipe; a son, Edgar William Shipe; a daughter, Margaret A. (Shipe) Dishong; a sister, Dolores M. Hornick; and a nephew, Billy Ray Moore.
A visitation will be held on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the Chapel at Donelson Funeral Home, followed the a funeral service at 4:00 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help the family with final expenses.
Burial will be at Bedford County Memorial Park on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 2:00 PM.
Arrangements by Donelson Funeral Home, LLC., 22 West Main Street Everett, PA 15537.
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