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Robert R. Vores, 86

OCT. 2, 1924-APRIL 20, 2011

April 20, 2011

Robert R. “Rudy” Vores, 86, of McConnellsburg, Pa., passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Rudy was born in McConnellsburg, on Oct. 2, 1924, the son of the late Charles I. and Myrtle (Smith) Vores. He was the widower of Imogene Mae (Roher) Vores.

Mr. Vores served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; was a member of the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church; and a former member of the American Legion Post 561 and the VFW Post 655 of McConnellsburg. He also worked for the U.S. Postal Service as a postal clerk for 29 years upon retiring.

He is survived by son, Robert L. “Bob” and Norma  Vores of McConnellsburg; daughter, Lori L. and Michael Kuhn of York, Pa.; sister, Betty Horton of Hagerstown, Md.; grandchildren, Brad Vores and Tara Focht; great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Jackson Focht.  

He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Martin, and brothers, John and Charles Vores.

Religious service will be held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2011, with Pastor John Godissart officiating.

Interment at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

There will be visitation on Saturday, April 23, 2011, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Rudy to the McConnellsburg United Methodist Church New Building Fund, 121 North 2nd St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233 or the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Co., 112 Cherry St., McConnellsburg, PA 17233.

Military services will be conducted by the Fulton Honor Guard.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.howardlsipes.com.

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