Hazel L Mellott 1938-2023

Hazel L Mellott, 85, of Big Cove Tannery, PA, passed away Sunday, November 19th, at her residence. 

Hazel L Mellott
Hazel L Mellott

Hazel was born in Big Cove Tannery, PA on June 14, 1938, a daughter of the late Olive (Bishop) and Ulysses G. Keefer.  She was the wife of Norman E. Mellott, who she married on April 5, 1958.

Hazel was a member of the Webster Mills Free Brethren Church in McConnellsburg, PA, where she served as Treasurer for many years. 

In her younger years, she worked at Stanley Company in Chambersburg, PA, the Big D in McConnellsburg, PA before retiring from Central Fulton School District, where she worked in the cafeteria. 

Hazel enjoyed baking and cooking during the holidays for her family and friends, with Christmas being her favorite.  She also enjoyed singing gospel hymns. 

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son Curtis (husband of Lorraine) Mellott, of Big Cove Tannery, PA, daughter Vickie (wife of Galen) Tackett, of Charlottesville, VA.  She is also survived by a granddaughter Amber (wife of Matt) Schwab of Warrenton, VA and a great granddaughter Delilah Schwab of Warrenton, VA. 

She was preceded in death by her brothers; Roy Keefer, Bill Keefer, John Keefer, Kenny Keefer, sister Edna Helman and son-in-law Ken Brady.  

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at Union Cemetery,  McConnellsburg, PA with Pastor Dick Bernhard officiating.   

Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., 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 Hazel L. Mellott, please visit the floral store.



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John O Freeman 1935-2023

Mr. Freeman served with the 101st Airborne where he was stationed in France for 2 ½ years. He enjoyed woodworking, splitting wood and carpentry.

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