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Marie LiBrandi


Marie (Shoop) LiBrandi, 89, of Middletown, went to heaven on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Arden Courts, Harrisburg.

She was born on January 13, 1930 in Elizabethville and was the loving daughter of the late Stewart M. and Ella S. (Feidt) Shoop.

Marie was a graduate of Elizabethville High School and retired from Acme Markets, Inc. in Middletown. She was a member of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, Middletown. She loved to travel but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, John LiBrandi; son, Michael Librandi; three sisters, Mae Kyle, Lillian Malachowski, Gail Gehring; and brother, William Shoop.

Marie is survived by her granddaughter, Tracey Librandi Mumma and her husband Michael of Harrisburg; great-granddaughter, Erin Mumma of Harrisburg; grandson, Matthew Librandi of Harrisburg; sister, Linda Seibert and her husband Robert of Palm, Pa.; daughter-in-law, Susan Bjorge of Harrisburg; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 280 N. Race St., Middletown, PA 17057, with Fr. Ted Keating as celebrant. There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the church.

Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Harrisburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Marie’s name to Heartland Hospice, 1200 Walnut Bottom Road, Suite 302, Carlisle, PA 17015 or to the American Cancer Society, 112 Sipe Ave., Hummelstown, PA 17036.

The family has entrusted the Matinchek Funeral Home, 260 E. Main St., Middletown, with the funeral arrangements.