Elizabeth H. Stroup

March 15, 1944 May 4, 2014

Elizabeth H. Stroup, 70, Tyrone, died Sunday at Tyrone Colonial Courtyard.

She was born in Ambridge, daughter of Andrew and Anne (Chastko) Bish. She married Jon P. Stroup on March 18, 1967, in Ambridge. He died Aug. 2, 2003.

Surviving are three daughters: Megan Wagner and husband, Don, of Tyrone, Rachel Stroup (Nate Homan) of Centre Hall and Maureen Bennett and husband, Michael, of Altoona; a son, Eric and wife, Tracey, of Tyrone; eight grandchildren; and a brother, Bill Bish and wife, Jane, of Bryan, Ohio.

Elizabeth was former owner of Payton’s Gift Shop, Tyrone for five years. She had assisted her husband with the Jon P. Stroup Sales Agency for a number of years.

Elizabeth was a member of St. Matthew Catholic Church. She was a Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State and Joe Paterno fan. She enjoyed crosswords, entertaining and spending time with family.

Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Feller Memorial Home, Tyrone and from 10 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, with Pastor Ralph Hamer officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Cemetery.