Janet O. “Chip” (Walpusk) Kister, 88, of Somerset, passed on March 18, 2014 at home.  Born August 28, 1925 in Jenner Twp., she is a daughter of the late Otto G. and Carrie (Maust) Walpusk Landis.  She is also preceded in death by her husband Warren L. Kister Sr.; and sisters Vera Martin and Winifred Kidd.  Chip is survived by her brother Carl Walpusk of Coraopolis; children Candace Christner (Steve), Warren L. Kister Jr. (Beverly), Carl Kister (Pam), Carrie Conn (Brad), and Rebecca Shaffer (Floyd), all of the Somerset area; grandchildren Collin Christner (Caity) of Fayetteville, WV, Lindsay Christner Barnes (David) of Baltimore, Md, Heather Kister of Somerset, Chad Kister (Brittney) of Bear Rocks, Bradley Kister (Cara) of Fairhope, Amber Kister (Andrew) of Somerset, Westley Conn of Friedens, Landon Conn of Friedens, Michael Mackanos of Hollsopple, and Emily Gavel of Hollsopple; and great-grandchildren Samuel and Lucas Christner, and Lane Peyton, and Taylor Kister. .  Chip was a member of St. Paul’s United Church Of Christ in Somerset.  She was an avid bridge player, achieving her Life’s Masters.  There will be no visitation at Chip’s request.  The family will receive friends from noon until 1 PM Friday at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ with a service to follow at 1 PM, pastor Matthew Deal officiating.  Interment at Husband Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be sent to the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Capital Campaign Fund at 202 W. Union St, Somerset, PA 15501 or your charity of choice.  Arrangements by MILLER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, Somerset.

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6 Responses to KISTER

  1. Vicki Kohne says:

    Aunt Chippy was always so fun to be around. She is a part of many of my favorite childhood memories and my family always looked forward to seeing her family. I am sorry for your family’s loss, but she is heaven’s gain. I will remember her with love.

    Vicki Kohne and family

  2. Dorothy Shandor says:

    We have lost a truly remarkable and fun-loving lady. She will be missed by her many, many friends. I’m sure she will keep the angels in heaven laughing at her humor and wit.
    Our sincere sympathy is extended to all her family members.
    Dorothy and Allan Shandor

  3. Carol Willis says:

    The Kister family….To you, I extend my heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your precious mother, grandmother, great-grandmother. I know how much you will miss her! “Chip” was truly an extraordinary lady. She was a true joy to know and talking with her was such a delight. Her sweet personality and sense of humor were unsurpassed. We will miss her and always remember her beauty inward and outward. You were blessed with a great mother, grandmother and great-grandmother!

    May God hold you tightly in his loving arms so you can feel his love, peace and comfort during this very difficult time.

    In Christian love….Carol Willis

  4. jane mitchell says:

    Dear Candice and family. Connie just called n told me about cousin Chip. What a shock, I
    knew she was not feeling well, but this was not expected. There is not many of the Walbush, Walpusk family left. We had so many good times over the years, thanks to your folks. May Chip rest in peace. She was a wonderful person n will be missed. My sincere sympathy to the whole family. Love Cousin Jane

  5. francie bowers says:

    Dear Kister Family, I was so sorry to hear of Chip’s passing. She spread joy wherever she went and will be remembered by everyone who knew her. A wonderful woman with a wonderful family!Francie Bowers

  6. Diana Woolley says:

    Dear Kister family, May you feel all the love that surrounds you at this difficult time. “Chip” will be greatly missed at “Diana’s Designs” by the staff and the clients. She was a joy to know, we looked forward to seeing her every Friday. We will miss the fun times we had with her. Thinking of you, Diana & Diane.

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