Dennis Glenn “Butch” Shoupe, 77, of Avonmore, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 at home surrounded by his family. He was born Tuesday, July 28, 1942 in Salina, Pa., the son of the late William C. and Margaret L. Fennell Shoupe. He was a member of St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church in Avonmore, Pa. Before his retirement, he worked at National Roll for 38 years in the maintenance and heat treat departments. He was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of the Polish Club #1234, the Moose #37 and the VFW Post 7901 in Avonmore and the American Legion #57 in Saltsburg. He enjoyed playing Cinch at the Polish Club, watching the History Channel and My Old House TV shows, gardening, taking care of his grass and his vehicles and taking long walks. He treasured the time he spent with his family and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia Carole Kerchensky Shoupe, his children, David Shoupe and his wife, Debbi, of Allegheny Twp, Denise Virag and her husband, Richard, of Lower Burrell and Danielle Rupert and her husband, Glen, of West Vandergrift, 6 grandchildren, Korey, Chad and Cassie Shoupe, Luke Virag and Brittany and Brad Rupert, 4 sisters, Mary Lou Barker of Avonmore, Sandy Doverspike and her husband, Boyd, of Avonmore, Karen Mays and her husband, Terry, of Greensburg and Linda Speedy of Avonmore and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert and Richard Shoupe and his sisters, Vera Smith and Thelma Valore. A private family viewing will be held on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home LTD, 400 Indiana Ave, Avonmore, Pa. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. Ambrose Roman Catholic Church, 505 Cambria Ave., Avonmore, Pa. with Father Salvatore Lamendola as celebrant. Everyone is encouraged to attend the Mass of Christian Burial being held at St. Ambrose Church in Avonmore. Interment will be held at Westview Cemetery in Avonmore, Pa.
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