Darla L. Sipe

Darla L. Sipe, 66, Altoona, died Thursday at Altoona Regional.

She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of Clifford A. and Ruth (Gochnour) Arford.

Surviving are her mother; a daughter, Gretchen Eastep and husband, Kevin, of Williamsburg; two sons: Larry Showalter II of Bedford and Dennis P. Sipe Jr. and wife, Carly, of Fishertown; six grandchildren; a sister, Mary Lynnett Grabill of Imler; and a brother, Dennis C. Arford of Athens, Ga.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Darla was a 1965 graduate of Spring Cove High School and attended Juliet Gibson Career School in Philadelphia. She retired from Alterations Unlimited as a seamstress/tailor. She was a member of Pleasant Valley Church of Christ, and she enjoyed sewing, crafts and crocheting.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday, June 11, 2013, Pastor Jerry Stumpf officiating. Interment will be at Alto-Reste Park Cemetery.