Geraldine H. Rupp

Geraldine H. Rupp, 70, of Hatfield, formerly of Jermyn, died Monday. She was the wife of Robert J. Rupp. They would have celebrated 48 years of marriage in April.

Born on Sept. 4, 1943, in Carbondale, daughter of the late John and Helen (Chupinski) Powell, Geraldine was a teacher at Lakeland High School, until retiring in 2000.

She is also survived by her children, Kendra Hogan and her husband, Peter; and Brent Rupp and his wife, Christine; five grandchildren, Kelly and Jackson Hogan and William, Charles and Lila Rupp; and a sister, Carol Wilk.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, 1601 Derstine Road, Hatfield. Interment will follow at St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont.

A viewing will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 8:30 to 9:15 at the Williams-Bergey-Koffel Funeral Home Inc., 667 Harleysville Pike (Route 113), Telford.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at and/or St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Funeral Home

Williams-Bergey-Koffel Funeral Home, Inc.
667 Harleysville Pike Telford, PA 18969

Published in Scranton Times on Feb. 26, 2014