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Florence S. Boop

January 7, 1936 — December 7, 2023

Mifflinburg

Florence S. Boop, 87, of Swengel Rd., Mifflinburg, since 1969, entered into rest at 2:22 a.m., Thursday, December 7, 2023, at home.

She was born January 7, 1936, in Union County, a daughter of the late Francis C. and Lodie (Wolfe) Strickler.  On January 7, 1955, she married Earl J. “Jim” Boop, who preceded her in death December 25, 2021.  They celebrated 66 years of marriage.

Florence was a 1953 graduate of Mifflinburg High School, where she played basketball and played the clarinet in the band.

She was a member of the Christ’s United Lutheran Church, Millmont, where she was a member of the women’s group, helped with alter guild, church suppers, and the West End Fair booth.

Florence was employed as a banker at the Mifflinburg Bank & Trust until 1955, and in her later years at Lewisburg National Bank, Northern Central, and M&T Bank.

She worked the registration at the West End Fair, was judge of elections for Lewis Township, and was treasurer of the American Red Cross, Lewisburg, where she was presented with the Clara Barton Award.

Florence enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, shopping, and camping at Hidden Valley Campground, Mifflinburg.

Surviving is one son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Tammy Boop of Mifflinburg; three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna and Curtis Duke of Mifflinburg, Diane and Richard Rainar of Landisville, and Sharon and Laird Zimmerman of Mifflinburg; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Jason and Brittany Duke, Sarah and Jon Keister, Karen and Santosh Kuruvilla, Daniel Rainar and Amanda Mueller, Tanya and Quincy Lantz, Clint and Amanda Stahl, Jennifer and Andrew Keister, and DJ and Haleigh Boop; 12 great-grandchildren, Kinzley and Kingston Duke, Dylan Keister, Carter and Ethan Kuruvilla, Charlie Rainar-Mueller, Tamira Lantz, Isaiah Schweitzer, Natalie Stahl, Michael and Molly Keister,  and Earl Boop; and one brother, Francis “Butch” Strickler.

The Boop family would like to thank caregivers Lori Zimmerman, Margaret Brown, Marcy Hans, Donna Stahl, hospice nurse Emily Smith, and palliative care Dr. Kathryn Giorgini.

Family and friends are welcome to a time of viewing from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, December 11, at Christ’s United Lutheran Church (4 Bells), 13765 Old Turnpike Rd., Millmont, where the funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m., with Rev. Curt A. Wingert, officiating.

Burial will be in Mifflinburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Christ’s United Lutheran Church, 13765 Old Turnpike Rd., Millmont, PA 17845.

Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg. 

Please share remembrances or condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.

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