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112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
Katherine Piper

Katherine Rose Piper (Fontana)

Saturday, January 15th, 1944 - Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Katherine Rose Piper, 75, of Shippensburg, passed away on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at the Shippensburg Health care Center.

Born Saturday, January 15, 1944 in Rome, NY, she was a daughter of the late Michael and Angelina Fontana.

Katherine was a member of Our Lady of the Visitation Catholic Church, Shippensburg, and attended the St. Seton Catholic Church, Emmitsburg, MD.

She retired in 1997 as a Computer Specialist from Letterkenny Army Depot, with over 29 years of service, and later worked as the Supply Manager at the Shippensburg Health Care Center with 10 years of service.

She is survived by one son, John W. (wife Rebecca) Piper, Shippensburg; one step daughter, Cheri D. (husband Leroy) Reese, Luther, OK; one brother, Anthony Fontana, Rome, NY; and four grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Paul E. “Zip” Piper, who died January 8, 2019, and her sister, Josephine Caulder.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., with the Rev. Harold E. Yeager officiating. Burial will be Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service on Wednesday, in the funeral home.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    Address
    112 West King St.
    SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257
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  • Service

    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 7:00pm
    Location
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    Address
    112 West King St.
    SHIPPENSBURG, PA 17257
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Harold E. Yeager
  • Interment

    Location
    Ft. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
    Address
    ANNVILLE, PA 17003
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    Notes
    Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Bonnie watt

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The fondest memories of her warm invites and her laughter and her Italian dishes. She truly loved her family and friends and always a big hugs. Her memory will always be remembered dearly. Her and James will be smiling together.
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