Darla Sue Northrup

May 24, 2013 

Darla Sue Northrup, 62, of Raleigh, passed away peacefully May 22, 2013 at her home. She was born on January 13, 1951 in Erie, PA to Harold and Helen Northrup. She graduated from Chambersburg High School in PA and Lock Haven University in 1971. She went on to work at SRU High School as a PE and Health Teacher. She later went to work at Century 21 Realtors in CT and then GeoSonics managing their Raleigh, NC Branch. Darla loved traveling, tennis, Carolina basketball, and spending time with family and friends. She was a caring and kind friend to all that knew her.

She is predeceased by her parents, and her sister Cheryl Northrup. Darla is survived by her sisters Lee Ann Solesha (Ron), Melinda Fox (Kenny), Shelley Greenwald, Robin Greenwald, brother Troy Greenwald (Darlene); and Aunt Janet Johnson; as well as several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank Dr. Yoffe and his staff at the Cancer Centers of North Carolina and Hospice of Wake County.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure or Hospice of Wake County.

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