Emma M. Shoop, 82

April 03, 2009

AUG. 15, 1926-APRIL 2, 2009

WILLIAMSPORT -- Emma Mae Shoop, 82, of Williamsport, died Thursday, April 2, 2009, at Williamsport Nursing Home.

Born Aug. 15, 1926, in Marlowe, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Stephen B. and Amelia Mae Silvers Mellott.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Kenneth Shoop, in 1998.

She was a homemaker.

She attended church at The Salvation Army in Hagerstown.

She is survived by two daughters, Rhoda I. Price of Hagerstown and Linda M. Armstrong of Williamsport; four sons, Robert L. Shoop of Clear Spring, Richard L. Shoop and Roy E. Shoop, both of Hagerstown, and Larry G. Shoop of Shippensburg, Pa.; 18 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Harry G. Shoop; four sisters, Hazel Gossard, Helen Lloyd, Edna Kershner and Frances Horst; and three brothers, Clyde Mellott, Carl Mellott and Charles Mellott.


Services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Osborne Funeral Home in Williamsport. The Rev. Clark Carr will officiate. Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in Falling Waters, W.Va.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, which will open at 1 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to Grace United Methodist Church, 712 W. Church St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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