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Marion Robbins Whipple

13 Mar 1904 -  31 Jul 1994

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 Club.

Surviving are her husband; a son, Caryll Whipple, Fairfax, VA.; a daughter, Nancy Erbland, Evans, Ga.; ten grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
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, Warren, PA
Submitted by Nancy Whipple Erbland

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