Wanda J. Troup, 68

Wanda J. Troup

Wanda J. Troup, 68, of Route 89, Concord Township, Corry, Pa., died Thursday, November 17, 2011, at UPMC Hamot in Erie, Pa.

She was born March 10, 1943, in Union City, Pa., a daughter of the late Adam and Nora McClenahan Estes.

Wanda was raised and educated in Union City and attended Union City-area schools. She worked at MFG in Union City for 10 years. Wanda then became self-employed and cleaned houses in the Erie, Union City, Corry and Clymer, N.Y., areas.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Corry. She was a member of the Erie Zoo and enjoyed visiting there and also enjoyed gardening. Wanda was a Jeff Gordon fan and liked going to the local race tracks. She mostly enjoyed spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death on November 13, 2008, by her husband, Frederick A. Troup, whom she married August 26, 1971, in Erie.

She was also preceded in death by two sons, Matthew S. Weed and Ricky Troup; and a sister, Thelma Estes.

Wanda is survived by five sons, Craig Weed and his wife, Lisa of Wattsburg, Pa., Darryl Weed and his fiance, Susan Stevens, of Union City, Eric Weed and his wife, Lynette, of Erie, Tony Troup and his fiance, Jennifer Gates, of Centerville, Pa., and Terry Troup of Corry; five sisters, Vera Peters of Union City, Shirley Leech and her husband, Butch, of Union City, Treva Bartels of Harborcreek, Pa., Cathy Anthony of Union City, and Blanche Hesch and her husband, Louie, of Harborcreek; and three brothers, Roger Estes and his wife, Patty, of Florida, Harley Estes of Corry, and Richard Estes and his wife, Lisa, of Union City.

She is also survived by six grandchildren, Craig Weed Jr., Allyson Weed, June Weed, Skylar Weed, Eric Hawley and his wife, Bailey, and Rose Barkley; six great-grandchildren, Eric Hawley Jr., Chloe Hawley, Lilly Ann Hawley, Sophia Miller, Donna Barkley and Pierce Barkley; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bracken Funeral Home, 315 N. Center St., Corry, and attend the funeral service there on Tuesday at 11 a.m. The Rev. John Zimmerman, of the First United Methodist Church, will officiate.

Burial will be in Lawn Cemetery, Beaverdam, Pa.