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Joyce Haines


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Joyce Haines Obituary
Joyce Elizabeth Rippeon Haines, 84, of Woodsboro, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Frederick Memorial Hospital, following a brief illness.

Born June 11, 1930 at her family home near Libertytown, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Thomas Rippeon Sr. and Ivy Turner Rippeon.

She was the wife of Leroy William Haines, who died March 17, 2004. They were married for 47 years.

Mrs. Haines was a 1947 graduate of Frederick High School. Her first employment was with McCroys, Frederick. She later worked for Union Manufacturing, Frederick and retired after 40 years with Price Electric/Air Pax, Frederick.

She was an active member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Woodsboro, where she and her husband were caretakers for 4-5 years and she was a Consistory member for 2 years. She was an avid reader; enjoyed putting together large jigsaw puzzles and watching "Price Is Right" and "Jeopardy"; and had a large collection of owls. She and her husband loved to travel to different restaurants, eating out frequently. She had a very special pet cat "Miss Air Pax".

Surviving are two brothers, Arthur Thomas Rippeon Jr. and wife, Catherine of Mt. Pleasant, and Frank Andrew Rippeon of Woodsboro; special nieces and caregivers, Judy Gladhill and Barb Warehime; sister-in-law, Mary Esther Rippeon; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister, Charlotte Edmonia Snoots and husband, Roger; brothers, Sherman Bradley Rippeon, Otis Nelson Rippeon, and Grayson Edward Rippeon and wife, Charlotte; and sister-in-law, Ruby Rippeon.

Joyce's family wishes to thank and acknowledge several very special friends and neighbors who were instrumental in her daily activities: David and Diana Schrodel and sons, Douglas, Dana, and the late Michael Schrodel; Steve and Shirley Blank and family; Patsy Stambaugh and Dawson Miller.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 23 at St. John's United Church of Christ, 8 N. Second St., Woodsboro. Rev. Sean Delawder, her pastor, will officiate. Interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery, Libertytown. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday, from 9 a.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John's U.C.C., 8 N. Second St., Woodsboro, MD 21798; or Hospice of Frederick County, P.O. Box 1799, Frederick, MD 21702.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.hartzlerfuneralhome.com.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post from Aug. 20 to Aug. 21, 2014 Published in Print in The Frederick News-Post on Aug. 21, 2014
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