Francis W. Shope

September 28, 2016

Shope, Francis Obituary

Francis William Shope, 84, formerly of Three Springs, PA, died at 8:36 AM, Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Shippensburg Health Care Center, Shippensburg, PA.

Born July 4, 1932, at Saltillo, Huntingdon County, PA, he was the son of the late William and Grace (Runk) Shope.

He was married to Wanda Bollinger who survives in Levittown, PA.

Mr. Shope is survived by one son, Gary Shope and wife Donna, Levittown, PA.

He is survived by two grandchildren: Mason A. Shope,  Pittsburgh, PA and Nicholas G. Shope  Levittown, PA; and several nieces and nephews and several great nieces and great nephews.

There is one sister and one brother: Marion College and husband Joe, Chambersburg, PA; Carl Shope and wife Dori, Ford City, PA.  Three brothers, Fred Shope, Warren Shope, and Max Shope preceded him in death.

He is also survived by special friends, Brian and Sherry Brodbeck, Saltillo, PA.

Mr. Shope was a member of the First Baptist Church, Three Springs, PA.

Mr. Shope was a veteran of the Korean War, serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Army.  He was a recipient of a Purple Heart medal.

He retired from the Southern Huntingdon County School District where he worked in the maintenance department.

During his lifetime, Mr. Shope enjoyed bowling and hunting.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, 565 Ridgley Street, Orbisonia, PA with Rev. David Ford officiating.  Interment will be at I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery, Rockhill Furnace, PA.  Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Saturday.





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October 1, 2016
2:00 p.m.

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Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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Day:
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October 1, 2016
3:00 p.m.

Funeral Services
Martin R. Brown Funeral Home

565 Ridgley Street
Orbisonia, PA 17243
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October 1, 2016

Interment
I.O.O.F. Memorial Cemetery

Rockhill Furnace, PA


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