Ruth Elaine Cupp

Ruth Elaine Cupp, age 84 of Ifft Lane, Butler, Pennsylvania, died Saturday, December 29, 2007 at 8 a.m. in her home.
Born January 30, 1923 in Tyrone, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late George Harold Krider and Mary Florence Van Scoyc.
Mrs. Cupp was a member of Hill United Presbyterian Church. She had been an operator for Bell Telephone and was also the manager of the men’s shoe department at Troutmans Department Store. She was member of Maqueda Chapter No. 421 Order of the Eastern Star, White Shrine of Jerusalem, The Esquire Club, and the Century Club. She was one of the original members of the Armco Country Club. Mrs. Cupp was an avid duplicate bridge player and a member of the voters Hall of Fame for fifty-five years of continuous voting.
She is survived by one daughter Lynda Lavorini and her husband Dino, Jr. of Butler, by two sons Robert (Bob) Cupp and his wife Betsy, James Cupp, Jr. and his wife Susan, both of Butler, by seven grandchildren Julie Lavorini, Dino Lavorini, III, Michael Lavorini and his wife Kristyn, Eric Cupp, Brian Cupp, R.J. Cupp and Jeffrey Cupp, by two sisters; Mildred McNeal of Tyrone, Pennsylvania and Marian Nattress of Wawa, Pennsylvania and also by a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Perry Cupp, Sr. who passed away on November 6, 1999, and also by her twin brother Robert Krider and a sister Florence Flick.
Friends will be received at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Services will be held at the Hill United Presbyterian Church on Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 11 a.m. with Reverend Clark Sawyer, her pastor officiating. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Contributions may be made to Hill United Presbyterian Church or to VNA Hospice.
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