Name: Karen Beth Stroup Age: 60
Address: Manheim, PA
Died: Sunday, January 06, 2013 at Columbia, PA after a long
Born: June 10, 1952 Latrobe, PA
Father: Theodore Stanley Stroup
Mother: Elizabeth Joan "Betty Jo" (McCune) Stroup
Work, Clubs & Organizations: Karen grew up in Torrance and graduated from
Derry Area High School in 1970. She attended Millersville State University
for art and was employed in various aspects & processes in the publishing
and printing industries throughout her career. Karen lived in Red Lion, PA
for several years before returning to Torrance, and briefly lived in Indiana
and Penn Run. She returned to the Lancaster area in Manheim, PA and resided
in a historical farmhouse. She enjoyed the Lancaster countryside, history
and historical artifacts. She was also an avid reader.
Brother - Kevin Stroup & wife Susan, Aston, PA
Brother - Jay Stroup & wife Meghan, Fairfield, PA
Sister - Denise Kennedy & husband John, Shelocta, PA
9 Nieces & Nephews
Preceded in death by
Father - Theodore Stanley Stroup
Mother - Elizabeth Joan "Betty Jo" (McCune) Stroup
Brother - George & Jeff Stroup
Niece - Lauren Isabella Stroup, daughter of Jay and Meghan Stroup
There will be no visitation.
A brief graveside service will be held on Monday, January 14, 2013 in
Blairsville Cemetery, Blairsville, PA at 11:00 AM and is open to the public.
Rev. Cory Braatz will officiate.
If so desired, In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite
James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St., Blairsville ,PA
15717 is handling the arrangements.