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Daily Item Obituaries

April 17, 2013

Lois J. Boop, 82, Mifflinburg

MIFFLINBURG — Lois J. Boop, 82, of 34 E. Maple St., since 1960, entered into rest at 10:13 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born July 29, 1930, in Huntingdon County, a daughter of the late R. Clair Jacka and Ruth Barber. On July 12, 1952, in Mifflinburg, she married Gene D. Boop who preceded her in death March 11, 1990.

She was a 1948 graduate of Mifflinburg High School.

During high school, she worked as a waitress at the Mifflinburg Hotel. Lois was then employed at Huntingdon Throwing Mills, Mifflinburg, for 40 years, until she retired in 1995.

Lois was a member of the Mifflinburg United Methodist Church.

Lois enjoyed attending yard sales, going on trips with her family and friends, and watching the Atlanta Braves and Penn State sports. She had a great sense of humor and was often laughing.  

Surviving are one son, Craig D. Boop, of Mifflinburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna L. and J. Daniel Brobst, of Mifflinburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Clair R. and Carole Jacka, of Mifflinburg; one brother-in-law, P. Dale and his wife, Sue Boop, of Mifflinburg; two grandchildren, Jaime Lynn Boop, of Monaca, and Matthew C. Boop, of Mifflinburg; two great-grandchildren, Kali L. Boop and Matthew J. Boop; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Faye M. Stevens.

Family and friends are welcome to a time of visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg, where a memorial service to celebrate the life of Lois will be conducted at 11 with the Rev. Ronald Warfle, officiating.

Interment will be in the Lincoln Chapel Cemetery, Laurelton.

The family will provide the flowers. Memorial gifts may be made to the Mifflinburg Community Ambulance Association, 104 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844, or the Mifflinburg United Methodist Church, 279 Market St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

This notice is being reprinted with additional information.

 

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