Kathy (Lippy) Sarbaugh

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Kathy Mad Dog Sarbaugh, 66, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 4:05pm at her home in Westminster, MD of systemic malignant melanoma. She was born July 26, 1948 in Hanover PA, daughter of the late George Lippy and Harriet (Kelner) Lippy. She is survived by her wife Tina Shupp and their cat Buddah, 2 sisters, Toni and Kelly, 6 brothers, George, Scott, Robert, David, Pat and Chris, and by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers Richard and Mark. Kathy graduated from Hanover High School in 1966 and Shippensburg University in 1970. She was an athlete, scholar, sports writer, teacher, coach, salesperson, public speaker, mahjong player, avid sports fan, fanatical book reader, and a child of God. She was a passionate member of Luther Memorial Church in York PA where she served on the Church Council and was Chairperson and announcement giver for the Social Ministry Committee. She was employed by York Newspaper Company and loved her job and coworkers. Following her cremation, services will be held at Luther Memorial Church, 1907 Hollywood Drive, York PA 17403 on Tuesday, August 19. Visitation from 2:00 to 4:00, funeral at 4:00, and a light dinner at 5:00. A tree planting and celebration of Kathy's life will be held at her home, 2225 Littlestown Pike in Westminster, MD on Sunday, August 24 at 3:00. Memorial contributions in Kathy's honor may be made to Luther Memorial Church. Kathy would like to thank God, Tina, Toni, her church family, Pastor Liz, her friends from work, Ruth and Glenn Shupp, her fellow "WIP"sters, Dr. Sharon Alongi, and the doctors and nurses at GBMC for the love and support they showed her before and especially during her illness. She loved life and all of you with all of her heart. Now go and love one another, no matter what.



Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 15, 2014