Doris Jean Rife

Doris Jean Rife Doris Jean Rife, 69, of Mercersburg, passed away September 14, 2013, at the Chambersburg Hospital. She was born November 29, 1943, in Mercersburg, the daughter of the late Henry and Ora Martin Angle. She was married to Jay E. Rife on July 21, 1961. Doris was a member of the Ebenezer United Brethren Church in Greencastle, and attended the Two Top Fellowship Church in Mercersburg. She was a 1961 graduate from James Buchanan High School. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time in her flower gardens. She loved to bake and try new recipes. She loved spending time with family and friends. Doris also liked to go to yard sales. She collected depression glassware, baskets, railroad items, and antique furniture. She loved her cats. Each year she looked forward to the annual Two Top Steam and Craft Show. She only missed 2 out of 27 years. Doris is survived by her husband of 52 years, Jay Rife of Mercersburg;, two children, Diana (wife of Craig) Doyle of Greencastle, and Michael (husband of Babette) Rife of Mercersburg; and three grandchildren, Cody and Jared Doyle and Shane Rife. Doris is also survived by one sister, Nancy Greibel of Leesburg, Fla. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Ora Angle, and one brother, Robert Angle. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Two Top Ruritan Community Center on Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Two Top Fellowship church building fund, or at "". The Rife family would like to thank the MMPW ambulance squad and Medic 209 for their services on September 14. Online condolences may be expressed at

Published in Public Opinion on Oct. 3, 2013