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Selina “June” (Staggers) Whipkey, age 97, of Waynesburg, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022 at Mountain Memories Assisted Living & Retirement Center in Elkins, WV.
She was born December 16, 1924 a daughter of the late Dewey and Doris (Smith) Staggers in Waynesburg.
On April 11, 1942, she married her husband Darwin “Shorty” Whipkey.
June graduated from Center Township High School in 1941. She went on to work for the Social Security Administration in Baltimore, MD; North America Aircraft Corps in California; and Tom’s Peanut Corporation in Columbus, GA. Her husband’s enlistment with the U.S. Army had them travel all over the country from California, Georgia, North Carolina, and New York. They settled back in Greene County where June was very active with their children’s activities. She was a member of the Methodist Church in Waynesburg. June enjoyed spending her time with her husband golfing, bowling, playing cards and traveling to all 50 states, Canada, Mexico and several other foreign countries.
June is survived by son Richard (Carol) Whipkey, of Philippi, WV; grandchildren, Richard Whipkey, Jr.; Tiffany Milewski; and Jamie Hayes; three great-grandchildren, Gabriel Hayes; Kaitlyn Marie Hayes; and Jacob King.
In addition to her parents and husband, June is preceded in death by her daughter Patricia Woods and granddaughters, Karen Marie Whipkey and Jennifer King.
Family and friends will be welcomed Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 12-4 PM at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC., 3275 Rogersville, PA 15359; Telephone 724 499 5181. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 1 PM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville, PA 15359.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Greene County Humane Society, 183 Jefferson Rd, Waynesburg, PA 15370; www.greenepet.org.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at kestersonfh.com.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
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