Obituaries

Helen H. Shoup

Helen ShoupHelen H. Shoup, 92, of the Village Apartments, 200 E. Coal St., Shenandoah, and formerly of South Jardin Street, Shenandoah, passed away Wednesday morning at Schuylkill Medical Center-East Norwegian Street.

Born in William Penn, West Mahanoy Township, June 29, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Charles Ellis and Elizabeth (Brokenshire) Shoup.

She was a graduate of West Mahanoy Township High School.

Earlier, she worked as a sales clerk for the former Reilly’s Appliance Store and later, the former F.W. Woolworth Company, both of Shenandoah.

Helen was a member of and active volunteer at the First United Methodist Church, Shenandoah, and a former member of the United Methodist Women of the church.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were a brother, Charles Shoup; and two sisters, Elizabeth “Betty” Shoup and Mary Dorothy Klinger.

Surviving are her caregiver, Charles Savage, Girardville; and stepnieces.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  The Rev. Christopher Wollyung, pastor of First United Methodist Church, Shenandoah, will officiate.  Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.  Expressions of sympathy can be made to First United Methodist Church, 38 E. Oak St., Shenandoah, PA 17976.  Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen H. Shoup Has 2 Condolences Posted:

  1. Kimberly klinger says:

    We will dearly miss Helen. Although we did not get up to visit in these past few years, I remember the great times we shared! She was definitely a wonderful woman and very giving of herself to others.

    Love, kimberly Klinger, Alex and Kristin Bennett, Kellie, Raegan, and Daniel Fitzpatrick, and Katelyn Klinger

  2. Sharon Whyne says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Helen’s passing.Margarette told me when I stopped to see my mom Shirley Klem at Broad Mountain Nursing Home.They had been roommates there,my mom also passed away the same day.Its certainly a sad day,I didn’t know Helen for a long time but I enjoyed talking to her,she was a fine person,she will be missed.