Nadine Elizabeth Phillippy, 74

September 13, 2010

NOV. 16, 1935-SEPT. 11, 2010

On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, Nadine Elizabeth Phillippy, age 74, of Greencastle, Pa., went home to be with the Lord. She had been hospitalized at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, after a brief illness.

Born Nov. 16, 1935, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late George Harper and Elizabeth (Coffman) Wolfe.

Nadine was a 1953 graduate of Hagerstown High School.

On Aug. 27, 1955, she married John S. "Jack" Phillippy and they spent 55 years together.

During the following years, she was employed as a secretary in the construction industry, last being employed by Perini Construction of Hagerstown.

Her favorite job was that of wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Greencastle, and a member of the Greencastle Loyal Daughters.

In addition to her husband, Jack, she is survived by one son, John H. (husband of Torncee) Phillippy; two grandsons, John C. Phillippy and Jared C. Phillippy, all of Greencastle, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Markwood, Richard, Emory, Irvin "Leon" and Jack Wolfe; as well as two sisters, Winifred Alexander and Mary Ticer.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. from Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. William DeHass officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given in her memory to The Salvation Army, 159 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201; or to Lutheran Home Care Services, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

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