KEITH M. WITHERUP, 56, of Perryville, Parker, Pa. passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at UPMC – Northwest following an extended illness. Born in Butler, Pa. on June 17, 1957, he was the son of Lewis A. and the late Ruby Stewart Witherup. Keith was a graduate of the ACV School District, Slippery Rock University, and earned a Master’s Degree in Bio-Chemistry at Purdue University. He was of the United Methodist faith. Surviving are his father Lew, with whom he made his home, two children, Chelsea and Ethan Witherup of New Jersey, and a brother, Terry of Kentucky. All arrangements and services were private at the request of the deceased.