Irene E. ‘Renie’ Cupp

Irene E. “Renie” Cupp, 87, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully in her sleep Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at the Valley View Nursing Center.

She was born July 20, 1926, in Williamsport, the daughter of Paul E. and Hazel E. (Snyder) Childs.

Irene was the wife of the late Robert P. Cupp with whom she shared 55 years of marriage prior to his passing in 2000.

Her life revolved around her family and home where she loved to putts her time away.

Irene is survived by two children, Donna (William) Kosmer, of Cogan Station and Larry (Ann Wilson) Cupp, of Loyalsock Township; sisters, Bonnie (Wayne) Clark, of Montoursville and LuElla (Ralph) Kisinger, of Williamsport; five grandchildren, Valerie Cupp, Eric Anderson, Yancy Cupp, Kirsten Sargent and Bill J. Kosmer; eight great grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Harry Childs, Harvey Childs and a sister, Pauline Rice.

Relatives and friends are invited to Irene’s Life Celebration memorial service at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at the Covenant Central Presbyterian Church, 807 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, with Rev. Elizabeth Affsprung officiating.

Family suggests memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease Assoc., 63 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

Arrangements are being handled by the James C. Maneval Funeral Home, Ltd., “A Life Celebration Home,” 500 W. Fourth St., Williamsport.

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