Marion R. Whipple,
90, of 28 Franklin St., Warren, died Sunday, July 31, 1994 at the home of
her son in Fairfax, VA.
Born March 13, 1904, in Franklin, a daughter of James
L. and Lena Lichtenberger Robbins, the family later moved to Oil City,
where she graduated from Oil City High School. She studied piano and
organ for many years, taking courses at the Pennsylvania State University
and Edinboro State University.
On Sept. 20, 1924, in Westfield, N.Y., she married Carl Whipple. The
couple moved to Altoona in 1925 and lived there until moving to Warren in
1947. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and served as
organist for 17 years. She was a member of the Henice Circle and the
Women's Auxiliary of the church, a member of the Philomel Club and
accompanied the Philomel chorus and was a member of the Blue Stocking
Surviving are her husband; a son, Caryll Whipple,
Fairfax, VA.; a daughter, Nancy Erbland, Evans, Ga.; ten grandchildren and
Interment will be at Sandy Lake Cemetery. A memorial service will be
held at the First Baptist Church, Warren, at 2 p.m. Friday.
The family suggests memorial donations to the First
Baptist Church Memorial Fund or the Alzheimer's Association of
Northwestern Pennsylvania at the Warren Senior center.
Warren Times Union,