K. Patricia Cupiccia

K. Patricia Cupiccia, 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at Sycamore Manor Health Center, Montoursville, where she had been a resident the past 2 years.

She was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Williamsport, a daughter of the late Henry L. and Ethel (Deibert) Keller.

She had attended the former St. Mary’s High School, was a volunteer for the former Crippled Children’s Association as well as making craft toys for the Williamsport Hospital Gift Shop. She was also a past volunteer for St. Anthony’s Center.

She was a member of St. Joseph the Worker Parish and served as a Eucharistic Minister for 15 years. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Blessed Mother Sodality.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Louis A. Cupiccia.

She was a devoted wife and most loving mother who is survived by two daughters, Lynette A. (Tim) Thompson, of the city, and Pamela M. (Bob) Gresko, of South Williamsport; a son, Louis A. (Diane) Cupiccia, of the city; seven grandchildren, Nathan (Lisa) Thompson, of Cownsville, Md., Annie (Jurgen) Degros, of Charlotte, N.C., Robert Gresko, Christina Gresko and Maribeth (Jared) Stetts, of South Williamsport, Angela (Jon) King, of South Williamsport, and Anthony Cupiccia of Pittsburgh; four great-grandchildren, Julia, Landon and Bradley Stetts, of South Williamsport, and Christophe Degros, of Charlotte, N.C.; and a brother, Joseph D. Keller of Fla.

In addition to her husband, four sisters, Miriam, Dorothy, Marjorie and Mary, and four brothers, Carl, Robert, James and Henry L. Jr., all preceded her in death

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 702 W. Fourth St., on Monday at 10 a.m., with her pastor, Rev. Brian Van Fossen, officiating. There will be no visitation.

Interment will follow at Wildwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105; St. Anthony’s Center, 125 E. Willow St., Williamsport, Pa., 17701; or Susquehanna Foundation for the benefit of Susquehanna Hospice, 1001 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa., 17701.

Arrangements are entrusted to Crouse Funeral Home.


K. Patricia Cupiccia

K. Patricia Cupiccia, 86, passed away at Sycamore Manor Health Center on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.

A complete obituary will appear in the Saturday edition of the newspaper.

The family will provide the flowers.

Crouse Funeral is handling arrangements.