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Candie Sue Diffenderfer 1963-2024

Candie Sue Diffenderfer, age 60, of McConnellsburg, PA, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2024, at UPMC Harrisburg Hospital surrounded by her family.

Candie Sue Diffenderfer
Candie Sue Diffenderfer

Candie was born on August 31, 1963, in McConnellsburg, PA, the daughter of the late Herman and Carolyn Benedict Carbaugh. Candie married Richard E. Diffenderfer on May 5, 1990.

She was a 1981 graduate of McConnellsburg High School, and later attended Hagerstown Business College attaining her Associates Degree in Accounting.

Candie worked in the Prothonotary’s office at the Fulton County Courthouse, and later at Irving Accounting and U.S.A. Cartage in Williamsport, MD.

She was a lifetime member of the McConnellsburg Volunteer Fire Company. In her free time, Candie enjoyed putting puzzles together and going fishing with her husband Rick.

Candie is survived by her husband of 32 years, Richard Diffenderfer of McConnellsburg, PA, her son, Nery (husband of Alexis) Diffenderfer of Camp Pendleton, CA, two grandchildren, Liam and Delilah. Candie is also survived by two sisters, Chandra (wife of Timothy Sr.) Elmes of McConnellsburg, PA, and Cheryl (wife of Rod) Cutshall of McConnellsburg, PA, and several nieces and nephews.

Candie is preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Carolyn Carbaugh, and one sister, Carrie Crone.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, April 22, 2024, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA, at 1 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be held at Union Cemetery in McConnellsburg, PA.

The family has entrusted Candie’s care to Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Candie, please visit the floral store.



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James Patrick McNally III 1947-2024

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Brenda Jackson Liu 1945-2024

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