Nov. 11, 1964 June 11, 2014
Constance L. "Connie" Tipton, 49, Altoona, died unexpectedly Wednesday at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, Md., from a massive heart attack.
She was born in Altoona, daughter of William and Mary Louise (Franks) Kopp.
Surviving are her parents; her fiance, Keith Edwin Griffith Sr.; her former husband, Greg Tipton; a son, Shawn Michael and girlfriend, Samantha; a granddaughter, Paige Mae Tipton; a sister, Roseann Haire and husband, Stephen; and three brothers: Mark Kopp, Brian Kopp and wife, Susan, and Tim Kopp and wife, Julie.
Connie was a 1982 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School and a 1984 graduate of the Altoona School of Commerce. She had formerly worked as a secretary for the Altoona Area Public Library for many years and was currently employed as a secretary for Appvion, Roaring Spring.
Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Anthony P. Scaglione Funeral Home, 1908 Seventh Ave., Altoona, followed by a funeral service at 5 p.m. by Stephen Haire. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Paige Mae Tipton Education Fund, 2384 Tuckahoe Road, Tyrone, PA 16686.