Denise Lynn (Bailey) Midkiff

Born: Mon., Aug. 19, 1957
Died: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019

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Denise Lynn (Bailey) Midkiff, age 62 of Penn Township, died Thursday, August 29, 2019 after her courageous fight with lung cancer.  Dee was born August 19, 1957 in Frostburg, MD.  Denise was preceded in death by her parents R. Merle and Beverley Bailey.  Denise is survived by her brothers Richard Bailey, Jr. (Sue) and John Bailey (Tammy Jo); niece Rachael Bailey; nephews Derek Bailey and Jacob Bailey; close friends Bill, Cathy, Katie, and Ben Hafner; Uncles Earl Seitz (Sandy) and Grant Bailey (Sandy); Aunt Marian Ravine (Rocky) and numerous cousins.  Denise graduated from Franklin Regional High School and joined the Air Force in 1976.  She served as a jet engine mechanic in the Air Force for nearly 4 years.  She was one of the first females to become a dual licensed airplane mechanic in the state of PA, having graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics with both Airframe & Powerplant and Avionics Licenses.  She worked at ATA (American Trans Air) for 20 years in Indianapolis, IN and then worked for ST Aerospace in Mobile, AL from which she retired in September of 2018.  As per Denise’s wishes, there will be no viewing or funeral service.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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   Posted Fri August 30, 2019
Red, Sue and Family,

I am sorry for your loss. Dee led an impressive life from what I read. How proud you must be of her accomplishments!
Hold on to the happy memories and she will always be with you.
You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless!


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