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Connie R. Sikes

March 31, 1949 — June 7, 2023

Shinglehouse, Pa.

Connie R. Sikes “beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister”

SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Connie R. Sikes, 74, of Shinglehouse, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, in UPMC Cole Place, Coudersport, after a short illness.

Born on Thursday, March 31, 1949 in Wellsboro, she was a daughter of Harley and Eunice Clark Worthington. In Ceres, she married Donald L. Sikes, who survives.

Connie was a graduate of Oswayo Valley High School in Shinglehouse. She attended the former Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Shinglehouse. She loved spending time with her family and close friends. She also loved watching wrestling on Monday nights, but most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband; four children, Tracey Damon of Oswayo, Dawn (James) Hunter of Arlington, Texas, David Sikes of Pittsburgh, and Kimberly (Scott) Shelp of Shinglehouse; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three brothers, William (Tracy) Worthington of Tavares, Florida, Lyle (Francine) Worthington of West Clarksville, N.Y., and Harold (Alice) Worthington of Portville, N.Y.; two sisters, Audrey Sweitzer of Lewistown and Diane Harvey of Eldred; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Connie was predeceased by a daughter, Veronica Unverdorben; two brothers; and three sisters.

In keeping with Connie’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.

Connie’s husband entrusted her care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences, light a candle or share a fond memory of Connie, please visit or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.




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