Elizabeth Christopher

Obituary of Elizabeth A. Christopher

Elizabeth A. Christopher Elizabeth A. Christopher of Lower Makefield Township, PA passed away on Thursday June 25, 2020 at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. She was 86. Born in Cowansville, PA, she was the daughter of the late Milton and Dorothy Vensel Zellefrow. Upon graduation from Coventry H.S., Portage Lakes, OH, she studied drafting and art at Akron University. Working as a draftsman at Babcock & Wilcox, she met her husband of 61 years, John Christopher. They married December 19, 1953. The couple settled in Strafford, PA, a suburb of Philadelphia, and raised three children. They moved to Yardley (Lower Makefield) in 1973. For many years, Liz was President of the Parkside Neighborhood Association and was known for both her fairness and kindness. She was a devoted mother and wife. Inquisitive and energetic, she followed current events and enjoyed sewing, reupholstering, cooking, entertaining, gardening, household repairs and she even got under the hood to tune up her car's engine. She bowled, played bridge, and loved to travel. She made every holiday special, and was an excellent conversationalist. She loved her friends and family and was thoughtful to all. She never knew a stranger. Wife of the late John Christopher (2014), she is survived by her children, John A. Christopher, Lisa Lipps and Michelle Monsein (Jeff), five grandchildren, Timothy, Meredith, Jillian, Tyler and Kimberly; two great grandchildren, Harper and Hayden, and brothers, Robert (Rita) and Thomas (Gretta) Zellefrow. She was predeceased by siblings, Donald Zellefrow, Dorothy Sutcliffe, and Linda Sue Climes. She loved her nieces, nephews and their families and cherished time spent together. She will be forever remembered for her positive cheerful nature and grace. Services will be private.
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