John W. Troop

JOHN W. TROOP, 15, OF DOUGLASSVILLE John W. Troop, 15, of Douglassville, passed away Wednesday in Douglassville. Born in Pottstown, PA, he was a son of Douglass Troop and Joanne (Allsop) Troop, Douglassville. He attended Daniel Boone High School and was a wrestler. John worked on Reverend John Kolle's farm. He loved fishing, hunting, boating, tubing, splitting wood, and anything to do with the outdoors. He was a member of Harmonyville Church of the Brethren. Surviving beside his parents is a stepmother Laura E. (Wallace) Troop, Douglassville; a stepfather Barry F. Troop, Jr., Douglassville; a paternal grandfather John C. Troop, Elverson; maternal grandparents William and Janet Allsop, Phoenixville; a sister Jessica W. Troop, Douglassville; a half brother Barry F. Troop, III, Douglassville; four stepsisters Harlie Troop, Douglassville, Kara Viola, Douglassville, Chelsea wife of Ben Hayes, Pottstown, Jenna Viola and her companion John Wesley, Coatesville; a stepbrother Gabriel Moss, Douglassville He was predeceased by a paternal grandmother Gladys Troop. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday from the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory 359 King St., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend John Kolle. Burial will be in St. Peter's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Knuaertown. There will be a viewing Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to to extend sympathies and access additional service details.

Funeral Home

Schumacher and Benner Funeral Home
359 King Street Pottstown, PA 19464
Published in The Mercury on Sept. 6, 2013