Zelda M. Cunningham

LEWISTOWN – Zelda M. Cunningham, 85, of Lewistown, died at 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, 2013, at Lewistown Hospital.

Born on Nov. 12, 1927, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Rufus and Susan (Woodle) Cupp.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert C. Cupp and Rufus C. Cupp Jr. and two sisters, Isabelle Heimbaugh and Evelyn M. Price.

Zelda is survived by her husband, John P. Cunningham, whom she married on June 5, 1948. They would have celebrated 65 years of marriage in June.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: son, John P. Cunningham II and wife, Jamie, of McVeytown; grandchildren, Jason M. Cunningham and wife, Rachel, and Jenny S. Cunningham, both of Lewistown; and four great- grandchildren, Jacee, Layla, Landon and Blake.

Zelda was a 1946 graduate of Lewistown High School.

She worked at Woolworth Department Store, Fisher Electronics and lastly at Danks.

Zelda had been a member of Evangel Baptist Church, a volunteer at the hospital and the Mifflin County Library.

She enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, crocheting, reading and spending time on the computer.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Heller- Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Inc., Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with the Rev. Scott Andrews officiating.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park.

The family will provide all funeral flowers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mifflin County Library Association, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Online condolences may be offered at www.hellerhoenstinefuneralhome.com.