SHIPLEY (Listed on June 13, 2006)
John Hanna Shipley - After 81 years, the Lord called John home to
eternity on June 10, 2006. He was born May 6, 1925 to Thomas and Elizabeth
Shipley in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was a loving husband to Ruth
Shipley (nee Gugger) for 51 years until her death in 1998.
He is survived by daughters, Carolyn Shipley-Ashley and
Ruth Marian Shipley, both of Van Etten, New York; and son, John Edward
Shipley of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. "Pop-Pop" had three grandchildren,
Rachel Alyssa Ashley and Aaron James Ashley of Van Etten, New York, and John
Thomas Shipley of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He is also survived by his
only sister, Clair Borgard of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; along with seven
nieces and nephews and 14 great-grandnephews and great-grandnieces.
John served his country in World War II as a paratrooper
in the 101st and 82nd Airborne Divisions in Europe.
There will be a private viewing for the family followed by
a service to celebrate John's life and resurrection on Tuesday, June 13th,
at 7 p.m. at Faith Bible Chapel on 72 West Tioga St. in Spencer, New York,
with Pastor, Clarence R. Windnagle officiating.
Graveside services and interment will be at Arlington
Cemetery in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, John's family requests that
contributions be made to Southern Tier Hospice and Palliative Care in
Corning, New York (607-962-3100), or the VA Medical Center in Bath, New York