Mona Dean Lippert obituary 1944~2023


Mona Dean Lippert, 78, of McConnellsburg, PA died on Tuesday, March 7 at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia.

Mona Dean Lippert
Mona Dean Lippert

Mona was born on November 5, 1944, in Clearfield, PA, a daughter of the late Lynn H. and Mary Kathryn (Young) Prisk.

She was a 1962 graduate of Curwensville High School. She was employed by Benjamin Coal Company in La Jose, PA for two years and by the Department of the Army at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., for eight years and later became a full-time mother and homemaker.

A member of the Websters Mill Free Brethren Church in McConnellsburg, PA, Mona was a devout Christian woman who was ready to meet the Lord Jesus Christ, her Savior, in Heaven.

Mona reveled in the outdoors and in her spare time, she loved to fly fish for trout and hunt deer with bow and arrow and rifle. She fished locally and traveled to Colorado with her husband for several months in the summers to fish the pristine rivers for brown and rainbow trout. She was an excellent fly caster and mentor for children at the Fulton County Sportsmen for Youth annual events. 

Mona and her husband enjoyed walking, jogging, watching sports on TV, and spending most of their time together. She excelled in sewing, baking bread and other treats, and cooking for her family and friends. She thrived in the garden, digging potatoes and canning vegetables.

She is survived by her husband, David Lippert, whom she wed September 14, 1962; her three children, Jeffery Lippert and wife Christa, Steven Lippert, and Shelly (Lippert) Barb and husband Mike; seven grandchildren, Kayla Barb, Hayley Barb, Sara Lippert, Brodie Lippert, Lauren Barb, Chloe Lippert, and Phoebe Lippert; her siblings, Helen Geisler and husband Bill, and Kenneth Prisk and wife Patty; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother George Prisk and twin brother Donald Prisk.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks for the outstanding care and compassion provided by Winchester Medical Center and Blue Ridge Hospice. 

If desired, in lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to Samaritan’s Purse, 801 Bamboo Rd, NC 28607 or visit online here.

Friends and family are invited to an informal memorial service to be held on Friday, April 14, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Needle in the Haystack Farm Complex, located at 1424 Cito Road, Big Cove Tannery, PA 17212, followed by a celebration of her life to share a meal, some laughs, and our favorite memories of a very special person.

RSVP is not necessary but kindly appreciated by April 1 to:  

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



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