Kenneth A. Stuart Funeral Home
Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home
Obituary of Marilyn Ruth Shoup
Marilyn Ruth (Davis) Shoup, 85, Armagh, passed away February 14, 2022 at Arotin’s Hummingbird Estate. Born August 29, 1936, in East Wheat Township she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Naomi (Coy) Davis. Also preceded in death by loving husband C. Zane Shoup, whom she was married to for 53 years, and bother Raymond Eugene Davis.
Survived by children Timothy Zane Shoup, Cape Coral, FL, and Lynne Anne Perry-Cronauer & husband Scott, Carrolltown. Grandchildren Kailyn Williamson & husband Daniel; Kyla Perry and John Ferricane; Jesse Zane Shoup; former son-in-law Louis Perry and extended family and friends.
She graduated in 1954 from the old Armagh High School and was an active member of the class reunion staff for 65 years.
She was employed at Wagner Motor Sales, Beneficial Finance, United High School (1956-1966), Superintendent Secretary and the Armagh Cemetery Association, which she has been associated with since 1968.
Marilyn was also a member of Blacklick United Methodist Church and sang in the choir for many years. She belonged to the O.E.S. Chapter #166 in Blairsville and the Latrobe Chapter since 1964 and served as past Matron in 1976.
Marilyn enjoyed her winters in Arcadia, Florida at the Big Tree RV Park for 21 years. Her favorite hobbies where singing and listening to music in the area parks.
She also was part of the Armagh Bicentennial Committee, Armagh Quilt Club, and numerous Red Hat & Purple Passion organizations including the Ebensburg Chapter.
She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother her greatest joy was her family, and her loving presence will be missed by all.
Friends received 5-8 PM Wednesday at Richard C. Stuart Funeral Home, 392 E. Philadelphia St., Armagh where service will be held 11 AM Thursday. Pastor Julie Kolacz officiating. Private interment Armagh Cemetery.