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Maxine A Bard 1939-2023

Maxine A Bard, age 84, of McConnellsburg, PA, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at her home with her family by her side.

Maxine A Bard
Maxine A Bard

Maxine was born on February 3, 1939, in McConnellsburg, PA, the daughter of the late Frank and Muta Parks Fix.

She worked as a tool attendant at Olympic Steel in Chambersburg, PA, as well as a cook at the American Legion Post 561in McConnellsburg, PA for over 25 years.

Maxine enjoyed cooking, going to the casino, and attending sporting events. But her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Maxine is survived by two daughters, Lana (wife of Dave) McElhaney of McConnellsburg, PA, Tiffany (wife of Scott) Spitler of Lucas, OH; one son, Travis (husband of Kathy) Bard of McConnellsburg, PA, 4 grandchildren (Lindsey Long, Michael Miller, Morgan Spitler and Brayden Spitler), 6 great grandchildren (Madison Miller, Kiara Tu, Kylee Tu, Brianna Long, Maddax Long and Nola Long) and 2 step grandchildren (Tripp Carbaugh and Marina Fester). Maxine is also survived by two siblings, Lois Linke of McConnellsburg, PA, and Phillip Fix of Hustontown, PA, and her faithful dog, Sequoia.

Maxine is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Muta Fix, and 9 siblings, Harold Fix, Earl Fix, Clair Fix, Blaine Fix, Phyllis Kerlin, Carlys Slater, Helen Layton, Marie DeRhodes, and Arlene Umbrell.

A Funeral Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home in McConnellsburg, PA, at 1 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Interment will immediately follow at Union Cemetery in McConnellsburg, PA.

The family has entrusted Maxine’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 Maxine, please visit the floral store.



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