Sara F. (Hataway) HippleMarch 17, 1926 ~ April 5, 2017 (age 91)
Sara F. (Hataway) Hipple, 91, of Newville formerly of Middletown, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Green Ridge Village Presbyterian Senior Living. She was born Wednesday, March 17, 1926 in Kinston, AL to the late Albert and Bama (Lee) Hataway. She was predeceased by her loving husbands Elwood M. Heagy and Delbert P. Hipple.
Sara worked as a secretary for Penn State University Middletown Campus for 23 years. She later worked at Frey Village as the front desk receptionist, as well as volunteering at the Thrift Store in Middletown. Sara was a faithful member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. She found great joy in reading and doing crafts. Most importantly she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.
She is survived by 3 children, Sandy McNaughton and husband Lawrence “Mick”, Edward Heagy, and Janet Parthemer and husband Kenneth; 9 grandchildren, Matthew McNaughton, Christie Johnson and husband Ryan, Heather Boyle and husband Timothy, Kurt Forry, Graham, Victoria, and Alexandra Heagy, and Bryan and Andrew Parthemer; grandchild-in-law, Eileen McNaughton Georg; and 7 great-grandchildren, Ian, Cole, Gracie, Jack, Claire, Oliver, and Jordan. She was predeceased by a grandson, Chad McNaughton; and 2 siblings, Lonnie Hataway and Minnie Saba.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, April 11th at 11AM at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 121 N. Spring St., Middletown 17057 with Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert officiating. Family and friends are invited for viewing from 10 AM until time of the service. Burial will follow in the funeral in Middletown Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her honor St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church or to Chapelwood at Green Ridge Village, 210 Big Spring Rd., Newville, PA 17241.