March 4, 1932 - June 13, 2019
Harold Elm Shoup Jr., 87, of West Monterey, Parker, Pa., passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side early Thursday (6/13/19) morning. Born in Pittsburgh on March 4, 1932, he was the son of the late Harold Elm Sr. and Elizabeth Davis Shoup. Harold proudly served in the Marines from 1952-1954 and was honorably discharged as a Corporal E-3 Maintenance Technician. He was later employed for 30 years with the former Burroughs Machine Corporation in Pittsburgh as a repair technician traveling western Pa. He married Beverly Phyllis Shoup on March 7, 1953 and who preceded him in death on December 13, 2012. A devoted husband and father, Harold enjoyed traveling the country visiting his children and grandchildren. He and his wife often traveled the countryside in their Airstream and was a member of Airstream Owners Club. Harold was a Civil War enthusiast often visiting various battlefields with his family and reading numerous books. He also was a member of the former American Legion in Foxburg Post 636. His supportiveness and devotion to his family is a legacy that will be remembered. He is survived by One son: Gerald “Jerry” (Terry) Shoup of Gibsonia. Two daughters: Kathy (Tom) McKenna of Montana; and Patricia Cotton of California. One Daughter In-Law Suzi Shoup. Seven Grandchildren and Eight Great Grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a Son Lawrence Randy Shoup who passed on September 11, 2017. A gathering of friends and family will honor Harold’s life on Sunday the 16th at the H. Jack Buzard Funeral Home in Parker (201 S. Wayne Ave.) from 3-5pm. Interment will take place at the West Monterey Cemetery on Monday at 11pm. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations to the Foxburg Free Library in his honor.
Harold Elm Shoup Jr., 87, of West Monterey, Parker, Pa., passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side early Thursday (6/13/19) morning. Born in Pittsburgh on March 4, 1932, he was the son of the late Harold Elm Sr. and... View Obituary & Service Information
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