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Elizabeth   "Liz" Ann Stipes
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Obituary for Elizabeth "Liz" Ann Stipes

Elizabeth Ann “Liz” Stipes, 87, formerly of Cumberland, died Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Inova Loudoun Hospital.

Born April 8, 1931 in Pine Grove, WV, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mary (Henderson) Wright.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” E. Stipes; and siblings, Edith Baxter, Ruth Gurney, Maryetta Garbesi, Bill Wright, Bonnie Waller, Grant Wright, Rose Haught, Violet Shuman, and Willis Wright.

Liz was a graduate of Valley High School.

She was retired, having worked as a hair stylist. She owned the LaVale Plaza Beauty Salon and the Liberty Court Beauty Salon in Randallstown.

Liz was a member of the Ali Ghan Shrine Railroad Unit’s Ladies Auxiliary. She, along with her husband Bob, were very involved in the Unit’s activities.

Survivors include her two daughters, Donna Donofrio, Ashburn, VA, and Bonnie Buchanan and husband Keith, Westminster, MD; grandchildren, Jason Donofrio, Joey Donofrio, Ginny Mills, Laurie Cooper, Aimee Lopez Buchanan, and Samantha Miller; 17 great grandchildren; and, two sisters, Nell Palmer and Dell Liggett.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Thursday from 11 AM until 1 PM. The funeral service will follow at 1 PM, with Pastor Gary Puckett, officiating.

Interment will be in M.S.V.C. Rocky Gap.

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Upchurch Funeral Homes - Cumberland

202 Greene Street
Cumberland, Maryland 21502





1:00 PM
Upchurch Funeral Homes - Cumberland

202 Greene Street
Cumberland, Maryland 21502

Cemetery Details


Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap

14205 Pleasant Valley Road N.E.
Flintstone, MD 21530


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