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Jerry C. Shope

December 19, 1954 — July 23, 2022


Jerry C. Shope

Shope, Jerry C., 67, Saltillo, went home to be with the Lord on July 23, 2022, at the Fulton County Medical Center following an extended illness. Born December 19, 1954, Saltillo, son of the late Jerry F. and Mildred E. (Leonard) Shope.  Survived by his loving wife, Alethea K. (Bollinger) Shope whom he married on July 17, 1976, by his children, Gwen Marie (Shope) Shelton of Alabama, Jamie Frances (Shope) Astler husband Michael of Perkasie, PA, and Jerry Ryan Shope of Harrisburg; 7 grandchildren, Sabrina Shelton, Devin Shelton, Kyle Shope, Jordan Astler, Kevin Shope, Aliana Shope, and Tyler Shope. Jerry was also survived by 5 sisters, Darlene Lyons of Lansdale, Pa, Tammy Nelson of Alabama, Gloria Appleby husband Larry of Green Castle, Mona Hagner husband Jim of Red Lion, Kathy Shope of Mount Union, and by a brother, Craig Shope wife Pat of Huntingdon. Numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Darla Willis. In his early years, Jerry worked for the Saltillo Borough, Tri County Homes, as a mason, and Visteon as an assembler. He loved sports, especially the Vikings, he enjoyed hunting, especially rabbit hunting with his beagle Rosco, and motorcycle riding.  Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of Life service on Saturday July 30, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the Living Water Christian Outreach located at 7735 Meadow Gap Rd. Three Springs, PA. 17264. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 30, 2022

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Living Water Christian Outreach

7735 Meadow Gap Rd, Three Springs, PA 17264

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