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David William Shoup
August 15, 1892 - July 20, 1982

Helen S. Fetterman Shoup
January 6, 1891 - November 17, 1983

St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Numidia, PA

Helen  S. Fetterman and David William Shoup

Helen was born in Locust Township, Columbia County, PA, the youngest of eight children born to Hannah A. Billig and Peter Fetterman. She was married on February 10, 1912, to David William, a son of Cora Lindenmuth and Samuel Shoup of Ringtown, PA. Of this marriage, seven children were born:

  1. Marion A.;
  2. Tobias P.;
  3. Sylvester S.;
  4. Allen David;
  5. Lee D.;
  6. Russell Edwin; and
  7. Nettie H.

David worked as a farmer in Locust Township until he retired in 1964. Of the Lutheran faith, they were both members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Sunday School in Numidia. David was also a member of the Valley Chemical Company, and Helen was a member of the Roaring Creek Valley Flower Club. At the time of David’s passing, they were married seventy years.

Headstone documented May 30, 2004.