Lydia I. Cunningham

Lydia I. Cunningham, age 98 of Spring Grove, PA, (formerly of DuBois, PA) died Wednesday, March 24, 2021, at her home.

Born on January 23, 1923, in Reynoldsville, PA, she was the daughter of the late George W. and Dorathea J. (Schultz) McKee.

She had married James Federico who preceded her in death in 1947. She then married William C. Cunningham in 1963. He preceded her in death in 1994.

Lydia had worked at Sunshine Market in Reynoldsville, PA, Cameron Manufacturing and Rockwell International Manufacturing. She was also a part owner of the Yellowjacket Drive-In in Sheridan, AR.

Lydia is survived by her two daughters; Sandra Buffington and her husband Steven of Spring Grove, PA and Sallie Federico Reynolds and her husband Richard of San Diego, CA. She was a dedicated grandmother to her two grandchildren, Aaron Buffington & his wife Jennifer, and Adam Buffington & his wife Elizabeth, as well as 3 great grandchildren, William, Jameson, and Morgan Buffington. She is also survived by her sister Dorathea “Dolly” Snyder of Mayport, PA.

Lydia was preceded in death by her 3 sisters, Christine Bearfield, Ruth Henry, & Dolores Sheetz and 2 brothers, George & Robert McKee.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 28, 2021, from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM at the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.

A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 29, 2021, at 11:00 AM from the funeral home with Father Edward Walk officiating.

Burial will take place in Morningside Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Olivia’s House Children Grief Center, 830 George St., York, PA, 17403 and /or Misericordia Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 998 S. Russell St., York, PA, 17402.

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