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Charles E. Sipe, 94, of Carlisle, passed away on Sunday, April 8, 2012, in Thornwald Home, Carlisle. He was born on Wednesday, July 25, 1917, in Carlisle, a son of the late Elmer E. and Sadie (Snyder) Sipe and was married to the late Grace (Anderson) Sipe, who died March 20, 2006.

Charlie retired from the Carlisle Area School District where he worked in the maintenance department. He also operated a produce stand at the intersection of Bloserville Rd. and Newville Rd. for many years. Charlie formerly attended McClure’s Gap Church of God and most recently was attending Friends In Christ Church, both of Newville. Charlie enjoyed woodworking, cutting firewood and working his produce stand. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by one son, Raymond W. Sipe (and wife, Mary) of Carlisle, three daughters; Martha E. Adams (and husband, Ronald) of Plainfield, Susan J. Hancock (and husband, Denny) of Shippensburg and Becky G. Dodge (and husband, Maurice) also of Shippensburg, his dear friend, Nancy Sproch, six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and several nieces and nephews. Charlie was preceded in death by two sisters; Catherine Jumper and Clara Brown.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Lewis Splain officiating. Burial will be in McClure’s Gap Church of God Cemetery, Newville. A viewing will be on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until time of the services. Memorial contributions may be made to Friends In Christ Church, 154 Lefever Rd., Newville, PA 17241.

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Dear Family,
 Your father will surely be missed. He was known to so many and he loved life. Know that he is now in peace with GOD in heaven. Sending our most sincere sympathies to you.

Bob & Connie Tichnell

 May it be a source of inner strength to know that there's a loving God watching over you, and that, throughout this time of need, He'll stay close by your side. We will greatly miss Brother Charlie.

George and Linda Smith


 Our heartfelt and deepest condolence to the family.
 Charles will be sorely missed yet we can always find a smile when we think of the times we spent with him. He was unique.

Sandy & Neil Gibson

 I have very fond memories of you and your wife at the road side fruit stand. I sure do miss stopping and talking with you both. I know you missed her greatly when she passed, I am happy that you two are together again. Thank you for your contribution to our community. You will be greatly missed.

The Oiler's

So sorry to see the obituary. Stone Church School Reunion will miss him!

Donna Adler Stine

We send our prayers for the family.
 I remember getting the best tomatoes from Charlie.
I send warm and loving condolence to our friends Martha and Ron Adams.

Joel & Vikki Burgard

 Charlie was a great friend and neighbor.
 He will be greatly missed.

David E. Baker


To the entire Sipe Family:
You will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Barb Adams


 I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I remember many times stopping to get fruit at the stand and Charles was also so kind. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Lisa Hawkins


We share your sorrow & believe that God comforts those who grieve.
Chester & Hazel

Dear family
 I am so sorry to hear of your loss and my prayers go out to you and my Dear Friend Becky. You are in my prayers.

Connie Hulshart

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Since 1853
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