Zona Upperman

Zona Upperman

Monday, August 19th, 1935 Sunday, March 8th, 2020

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Obituary for Zona J. Upperman

Zona J. Upperman, 84, of Chambersburg, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020 at home with her family by her side. Born on August 19, 1935 in Waynesboro, PA, she was a daughter of the late Clarence H. Barlup and Marie Geyer Barlup. She was the widow of William L. Upperman, who preceded her in death on December 15, 1993.

Zona attended Waynesboro High School and she was a lifelong member of Solomon’s United Church of Christ. She is survived by her two daughters, Staci (husband Scott) Pheil and Kelly Upperman, all of Chambersburg; two sisters, Illeana Stevens of PA and Ethel Day of TX. She will also be greatly missed by her furry grand-dog, Lilli Mae Pheil. Aside from her husband she was preceded in death by two sisters.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 2 pm on Thursday, March 12, in Solomon’s United Church of Christ 1594 Swamp Fox Rd, Chambersburg, PA, with Rev. Peter Emig officiating. Interment will follow in Grindstone Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior the service. Online condolences may be offered on her Book of Memories page at Zona’s family would also like to express a heartfelt thank you to their Grane Hospice team. You are all truly special people. The team worked so hard and did so much to care for our mother and to care for us as well. We sincerely appreciate all each of you contributed in our journey with our mother.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Solomon's United Church of Christ
    1594 Swamp Fox Road
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    Thursday, March 12th, 2020
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Solomon's United Church of Christ
    1594 Swamp Fox Road
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, March 12th, 2020
    Rev. Peter Emig
  • Interment

    Grindstone Hill Cemetery
    4856 Wayne Rd.
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Sabrina Wiley

Thinking of you, and praying for peace and comfort for you during this difficult time.

Sabrina Wiley
Comment | Posted at 08:12am via Condolence

Jeannie Myers

Sending love and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. Please let me know how I can help.
With love,
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