Florence Shupp, 99, seamstress

By on December 14, 2011

Florence R. Shupp, 99, of Denver, passed away Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 at Denver Nursing Home.

Born in Earl Township, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Mamie (Kershner) Renninger and was the wife of the late Edward Shupp who passed away in 1975.

She was a member of Faith United Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denver and had worked as a seamstress for Leininger Knitting Mill and Weave Corp. in Denver.

Florence is survived by her daughter: Isabel, wife of Kenneth Stewart, of Denver; and her son: Clifford, husband of Jean (Rodkey) Shupp, of Hellam; three grandchildren: Susan, wife of Richard Bell; David, husband of Steph Stewart; and Edwin, husband of Nicki Shupp; four great-grandchildren: Ashby, Daniel, Sage and Owen; two step-great-grandchildren: Jessica and Wendy; three step-great-great-grandchildren: Kaden, Kenzie and Paige; and three sisters: Viola White, of Ephrata; Eleanor Mumma, of Stevens; and Fae Reber, of Akron.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers: James Roy, Harry, Ralph, Gordon, Arthur and Clair, two sisters: Elva Springer and Laura Leed; and a great-grandson: Jessie.

Funeral services will be held on Dec. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Faith United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 357 Walnut St., Denver, with Pastor Joseph A. Veres officiating. Burial will take place in the Fairview Cemetery Annex.

Memorial contributions in Florence’s memory may be made to the Faith United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 357 Walnut Street, Denver, PA 17517.

Arrangements are being made by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at roseborostradling.com.

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