Lugene Popernack

September 13, 1957 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 64)


Lugene Popernack, 64, of Somerset, passed away on October 6, 2021 at UPMC Altoona. Born September 13, 1957 in Somerset, PA, she is the daughter of the late Herman D. and Jacqueline (Shaffer) Schilling. Survived by her husband Randy Scott Popernack to whom she was married 43 years, daughter, Ashley Nicole Smith and husband James of Murrysville, granddaughters, Madison and Willow, brothers and sister, Kerry Schilling and wife Sun of Woodbridge, VA, Barbara Gnagey and husband Steven of Salisbury, PA, Sue Brubaker of Somerset, and Lou Ann Beachy and husband Owen of Friedens. Lugene was a 1976 graduate of Somerset High School, she worked her career with the Somerset Area School District lastly as a teacher's aide at Maple Ridge. She was a member of Listie Grace Brethren Church, PSEA, Latrobe Country Club, and enjoyed her dogs. Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset, where a service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday with Reverend Christopher Knight officiating. Interment Listie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Listie Grace Brethren Church PO Box 111 Listie, PA 15549. To leave a condolence please visit

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