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Rev. Kenneth L. Troup

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BROGUE Rev. Kenneth L. Troup, 87, went home to be with his Lord after a brief illness on Tuesday, April 28, 2009, at 5:15 p.m. He was the husband of Janet P. (Moyer) Troup, who went to be with her Lord on April 14, 2009. He was born August 14, 1921, in Carlisle, the son of the late Arthur R. and Mary (Fraker) Troup. He was a retired pastor in the Central PA Conference of the United Methodist Church serving parishes in Beach Haven, Airville, Craley-New Bridgeville, and Shrewsbury. He served as Chaplain of PA State Fire Police Association and President of Cumberland County Fire Association. Prior to his ministry he was a police officer, truck driver and had various other occupations. He was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army during WWII, serving in the 104th Cavalry which then became the 661st Tank Destroyer Battalion. He was a member of the American Legion in Mechanicsburg DAV #80, Free and Accepted Masons in Mechanicsburg, Scottish Rite of Harrisburg, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Shipp Commandery, Knights of Templar in Bloomsburg, Council #10 Bloomsburg, Chapter #314 Berwick, and the Fraternal Order of Police #93. He attended Zion U.M. Church in East Prospect for the past five years. He is survived by one daughter, Peggy L. Horst and husband, Rev. Albert of East Prospect; two grandchildren, Rebekah L. Horst of East Prospect and her fianc<6>, Scott Ganley of York, and Rachel L. Horst of East Prospect; and a granddog, Bruno. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Patty Ann Troup, who went home to be with her Lord on February 25, 2007. There will be a viewing from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at Zion U.M. Church, 1 N. Main St., East Prospect. The service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, with his son-in-law, the Rev. Albert R. Horst, the Rev. David A. Walker of McKendree U.M. Church in Airville, and the Rev. Mark Webb,York District Superintendent of the U.M. Church, officiating. Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion, is handling the arrangements. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens with full military rites by the York County Veterans Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be offered to Zion U.M. Church, 1 N. Main St., East Prospect, PA 17317. Rev. Troup was a kind and generous man who loved his Lord, loved his family and loved God's people. He was the best Pappy in the world and will be sadly missed.
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Apr. 30, 2009
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