Mildred McFadden, 82

MAY 12, 1929-SEPT. 5, 2011

September 06, 2011
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Mildred McFadden, 82, of Big Cove Tannery, Pa., passed away Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, Pa.

Mildred was born in Big Cove Tannery on May 12, 1929, the daughter of the late Herman and Mary Etta (Engels) Richards.  

She was the wife of Harry Strait.

She worked at Sagner Inc. in McConnellsburg for 26 years and then at Corning Glass in Greencastle, Pa., for six years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons, Fred McFadden of Big Cove Tannery, Roger McFadden of Big Cove Tannery; daughter, Debra Blumenschein, of Big Cove Tannery; sister, Helen Clever of Waynesboro, Pa.; grandchildren, Fred McFadden Jr., Tracy McFadden, Angel Romig and Levi Blumenschein; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harry S. McFadden, whom she married on July 27, 1945, and he passed away in July of 1988; sister, Genevia Carnell, and brother, Lee Richards.

Religious service will be at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, with Pastor Richard Kendall officiating.

Interment will be at Union Cemetery, McConnellsburg.

There will be visitation on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg.

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