Chester C. Shupp, 82, Korean War vet, bricklayer at Shupp Masonry, Phillies fan

By on April 1, 2015

Chester C. Shupp, 82, Robesonia, died at home March 23, 2015.

Born in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, he was a son of the late Walter and Ada (Trostle) Shupp, and was married to Mary Alice (Eitnier) Shupp for 57 years.

Chester was a brick and block layer, last working with his son, Rodney, of Shupp Masonry. He was a Korean War U.S. Army corporal and cherished time with his family. Rooting for the Phillies, NASCAR, hunting, and woodworking were all part of his life.

Surviving in addition to his wife are children: Susan (Jesse) Brendle, Mohnton; Sandra (Michael) Eberly, Robesonia; Randy and Rodney (Dawn Hornberger) Shupp, both of Reinholds; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters: Emma (Carl) Good, and Dorothy (Guy) Fultz; and a brother: Robert (Aggie Heck) Shupp.

Siblings: Helen Boyer, Arlene Noll; Elmer, Richard, and Walter Shupp predeceased him.

Funeral services were held March 31 from Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, with the Rev. Jeffrey L. Martin officiating. Burial followed in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sinking Spring.

Rather than flowers, contributions may be sent to Hospice & Community Care, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604, and American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be given at

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