Charles Joseph Jupena 71 of New Stanton passed away unexpectantly and tragically in a vehicle accident Wednesday June 3, 2020. He was born April 11, 1949 in Greensburg a son of the late Charles J. and Mary (Materna) Jupena. Chuck began his working career at General Tire and Rubber Company and retired from WABTEC. During his retirement years, he loved attending estate sales and enjoyed fleatiqueing. Anyone who knew Chuck could not deny his love of cooking. Joyce always said he was a gourmet chef. Chuck was fortunate that he was able to travel all over the world. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Jeannette. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Thomas Jupena, a sister Patricia Ammons, his faithful companions Primo, Timber and Dru and his mother in law and father in law Helen and Joseph Tocco. Chuck is survived by his loving wife Joyce (Tocco) Jupena and his best friend Eddie, his sisters Rally Campbell and her husband Ron of Jeannette, Mary Ann Altier and her husband Frank of N. Huntingdon and Alice Baloga and her husband John of Irwin, a brother in law James Tocco and his wife Tammy of Naperville, IL a special uncle Robert Tocco of Greensburg, a special aunt Mary Harrison of Greensburg, his godson Dr. Joseph Altier and numerous nieces and nephews. Services and interment are private. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to either Westmoreland County Humane Society PO Box 1552 Greensburg, PA 15601 or Action for Animals PO Box 814 Latrobe, PA 15650. Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. Jeannette, PA entrusted with arrangements. To send online condolences visit www.mason-gelder.com.
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