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Eugene Shoup

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Eugene Shoup

AGE: 71 • Manalapan

Eugene Shoup, 71, passed away April 22, 2012 of natural causes aboard the cruise ship Celebrity Eclipse. Eugene is survived by June, his wife of 44 years. Mr. Shoup was born in San Francisco, California, moving to Highland Park, NJ as a child. After marrying, he and June moved to Manalapan for 33 years before settling at The Fairways in Lakewood in 2001. He worked for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, retiring as a Regional Engineer after 40 plus years of service. Eugene was past president of the Red Bank Arrowhead YMCA, where he volunteered for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, as well as taking cruise vacations and Atlantic City trips with his wife. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Shoup is survived by two sons: Eric Shoup and wife Stacy; Gary Shoup and wife Lisa; four grandchildren: Ryan, Caroline, Margaret and Logan; an older brother Lorin Shoup and wife Lillian.

Friends may call Friday, May 11, 2012 from 10:30 - 11:30am at the D'Elia Funeral Home, Rt. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Memorial Service will be held on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 11:30AM at the funeral home. A private cremation was previously performed. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Eugene's memory to the Ryan H. Shoup Donation Fund, at any Wells Fargo bank location, or visit For further information, or to post a tribute to the family, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on May 8, 2012
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