Waunita M. Shupp, 80

January 09, 2009

SEPT. 7, 1928-JAN. 8, 2009

CLEAR SPRING - Waunita May "Neet" Shupp, 80, of National Pike, Clear Spring, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born Sept. 7, 1928, in Big Pool, Md., she was the daughter of the late James Cleveland Mason and Edith May Hutzell Mason.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, John Summer Shupp, in 1983.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Clear Spring. She attended Charlton School through the fifth grade and was a graduate of Clear Spring High School, class of 1946. She was the co-owner and operator with her husband of Shady Bower Market for many years. She was an avid bowler in numerous bowling leagues.


She is survived by a daughter, Carol J. Oney and friend, David, of Princess Anne, Md.; two sons, Michael W. Shupp and wife, Carol, of Clear Spring and Jeffrey L. Shupp and wife, Lisa, of Chambersburg, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Sharon K. Shupp of Clear Spring; two brothers, Ralph Mason of Clear Spring and Donald Mason of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Scott Yeakle and wife, Carrie, Renee Fitz and husband, Jim, Holly Lewis and husband, Fred, Jessica Fox and Brad, Jill Shupp and fianc, John, Amanda Shupp, Jessica Starr, Willard Oney, Andrew Shupp and John Shupp; and great-grandchildren, Jacob, Tasha, Tristen, Kara, Karli, Zachary, Jordan, Bradley, Lucas, Joel and Mark.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Martha Gearhart, Laura M. Lowman and Mary E. Grove; three brothers, James T. Mason, John H. Mason and Richard A. Mason; one son, Marvin W. Shupp; and one grandson, Timothy W. Shupp.

A celebration of life service will be held on Monday, Jan. 12, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. The Rev. Dennis Whitmore will officiate. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery, Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. For the convenience of friends, you may visit the funeral home after noon.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742; Hilltop Christian Fellowship, P.O. BOX 364, Clear Spring, MD 21722; or Clear Spring Ambulance Club, P.O. Box 61, Clear Spring, MD 21722.

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