Obituaries

Eleanor E. (Shoup) Zubowicz

Eleanor E. ZubowiczEleanor E. (Shoup) Zubowicz, 86, of Ringtown, and a former resident of Shenandoah, passed away peacefully Saturday evening at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Allentown.

Born in Shenandoah, Jan. 19, 1932, she was a daughter of the late William and HelenĀ (Smith) Shoup.

She was a 1950 graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah.

Eleanor was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Shenandoah, and prior to that, a lifelong member of the former St. Stanislaus Church, Shenandoah. She enjoyed gardening and bingo but above all, she loved being with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony S. Zubowicz Sr.; her son, Anthony S. Zubowicz Jr. and his wife, Susan Glowacki Zubowicz; her great-grandson, Russell Anthony Zubowicz; her daughter Karen’s late companion, Daniel J. “Derchie” Dereskiewicz; three brothers, Wilbur, Clarence and Stephen Shoup; two sisters, Isabelle Nolter and Dorothy Shoup.

Red RoseSurviving are her son, Jeffrey “JZ” Zubowicz, Ringtown; her daughter, Karen Zubowicz, Ringtown; a grandson, Michael Zubowicz and his wife, Nikki, Ringtown; a great-grandson, Jack Andrew Zubowicz; nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Friday from Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah. A Mass of Christian Burial will then be celebrated at 9 a.m. in St. Casimir’s Church, the Sacred Worship Site of Divine Mercy Parish with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, pastor, as the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. A viewing will be held from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday and from 7:30 until 8:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah, is in charge of the arrangements.

Eleanor E. (Shoup) Zubowicz Has 2 Condolences Posted:

  1. Vince Vella says:

    JZ,

    my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family on the passing of your mother.

    Sincerely,
    Coach Vince Vella
    Marian Fillies Assistant Girls Basketball Coach

  2. MN says:

    I am very sorry for your loss . Losing a loved one in death is such a difficult thing to experience . Please be comforted by the promises in the Bible . Jesus tells us at John 5 : 28 , 29 that all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out . What a loving provision put in place by the God of all comfort so we can have the assured hope of seeing our dead loved ones live again one day . Meanwhile as I pray for that day to come I ask Jehovah God to bless your family and give each of you the strength to endure this most trying time . For more information please visit jw.org .

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