Obituary: Leroy F. Lupold – Cogan Station

Leroy F. Lupold

Leroy F. Lupold

Williamsport – Leroy F. Lupold, (May 15, 1923 – April 9, 2009) 85, of 16 Clearview Lane, Cogan Station, died Thursday, April 9, 2009 at his home following an extended illness. Leroy and his wife, the former Hilda R. Funk, celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary on May 16, 2008.Leroy was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church, a life member of the Old Lycoming Fire Hall, the Wheel Inn and the Republican League of Newberry. He was a 50 year member of Lodge #106 F. and A.M., Scottish Rite of Williamsport, Eugene Grafius Post 104, Montoursville, Moose Lodge 145, South Williamsport and the White Sand Spring Hunting Club. Leroy was a former member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club.

Leroy was an Army veteran of World War II and retired from North Penn Trucking Company, the former Follmer Trucking Company, after 45 years as a Truck Driver.

Born May 15, 1923 in Tuscarora, NY, he was the son of William Henry and Pearl Ruth Sullivan Lupold.

Surviving besides his wife are daughters, Virginia L. (Harvey) Schuman of Linden and Connie J. Bodle of Myrtle Beach, SC; brother, Albert W. Lupold of Muncy; grandchildren, Bryan Bodle, Jennifer Bodle and Todd Schuman, a great grandson, Dylan Bodle and several nieces and nephews.

Leroy was predeceased by a sister, Isabell Metzger, a half sister, Ethel Dillinger and half brothers, Floyd and Kenneth Lupold.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at the Church, 324 South Howard Street, South Williamsport, with Rev. Maurice C. Frontz III officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Knight-Confer’s, 1914 Memorial Avenue and from 10-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

The family will provide flowers and suggests memorial contributions may be made in Leroy’s name to the church, South Williamsport, PA 17702, The Gatehouse Hospice Unit, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701 or Susquehanna Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701.

Knight-Confer Funeral Home

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