|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1931|
|Death: ||Nov. 21, 2012|
Alta Shirley (Rupert) Whitesel Bailey, 80, of Mechanicsburg, and formerly of Huntingdon, died at LifeCare Hospitals of Mechanicsburg on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. She was born in Huntingdon, on Sunday, December 13, 1931, daughter of the late Samuel Rupert and Mary (Crane) Rupert.
Alta graduated from Huntingdon High School as part of the class of 1950. She retired from Pennsylvania Blue Shield in Camp Hill. Alta was a lifelong auxiliary member of Mechanicsburg VFW #6704, and an auxiliary member of Dillsburg American Legion Post #26. Alta was the last of nine children.
Alta's survivors include her loving children, James T. Whitesel of Enola, Susan J. Dellinger and husband Robert of Lewisberry, Shirley R. Fishel and husband Randall of York Springs; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation and services were private.
Alta's family has entrusted her care to Myers–Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematory in Mechanicsburg, (717) 766-3421. Read Alta's full obituary, share your memories and photos and offer your condolences at
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Bill Corl
Record added: Nov 24, 2012
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Added: Nov. 24, 2012