Brenda L. Uplinger, 61, of E. Allegany Ave., Emporium, PA died at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Buffalo, New York on Sunday morning (April 14, 2019). She was born September 20, 1957 in St. Marys, PA a daughter of the late Guy and Dorothy M. Miller Uplinger. Brenda graduated from Cameron County High School in the class of 1975 and then graduated with a bachelor degree from Penn State University in 1979. She worked, as a bookkeeper, at Emporium ShurFine Food Mart for over 40 years. She loved spending time with her nieces and nephews, listening to music and going for rides in the car with her sister to look at wildlife. Brenda had a big heart and loved everyone. She is survived by four sisters, Nevelda (Robert) Henry, Renovo; and Dorothy (Chauncey) Logue, Connie Cummings, Debbie Uplinger all of Emporium; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Ethel (Mike) Polinick. The family will receive friends at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA on Thursday (April 18, 2019) from 2-4 PM followed by the memorial service at 4:00 PM with Rev. James Eastman, Pastor, Deeper Waters Ministries, officiating. Burial will be in the Newton Cemetery, Emporium, PA. Memorial Contributions may be made to Cameron County SPCA, 678 South Mountain Rd., Emporium, PA 15834 to the Guy & Mary Felt Manor, 110 East 4th Street, Emporium, PA 15834.
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