Francis H. Troop

FRANCIS H. TROOP, 85, OF KNAUERTOWN Francis H. Troop, 85, husband of Ethel E. (Moyer) Troop of Hill Road, Knauertown, died Monday evening March 5, 2012 at his residence. Born in Harmonyville, he was the son of the late John R. and Bessie (Orrs) Troop. Francis had worked as both a mechanic and a miner for Grace Mines in Morgantown for 22 years. He was a member of St. Peter's U.C.C. in Knauertown and was a 32nd degree mason. Surviving is a son, Barry F. Troop Sr., husband of Donna of St. Peter's; a brother, John C. Troop, husband of Gladys of Knauertown; a sister, Katherine, widow of George Ellwanger of Lower Pottsgrove Township; two grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 10 a.m. from Warker-Troutman Funeral Home, 726 East High Street, Pottstown, with the Rev. John Kolle, pastor of Harmonyville Church of the Brethren, officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter's U.C.C. Cemetery in Knauertown. A viewing will be Saturday from 9 - 10 a.m. at the funeral home. To view obituaries or to send condolences go to

Published in The Mercury on Mar. 7, 2012