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John "Jack" G. Tropp

March 27, 1949 ~ December 13, 2017 (age 68)
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        John “Jack” Tropp Jr., 68, of Pottsville, formerly of Fleetwood,  passed away unexpectedly December 13th.

      Born in Pottsville, March 27, 1949, he was the son of the late John G. and Verna Tropp.

      Jack was a graduate of Minersville Area High School and Penn State, University Park.

      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother –in-law, Duane Derricott.

     Jack is survived by his son, John G. Tropp III and his wife Jodi, Pottsville, two granddaughters, Elizabeth Tropp and Jeanette Tropp; a grandson, Nathan Tropp; his sister, Darlene Derricott; a niece Deann Derricott and his former wife, Patricia Tropp, Fleetwood.

     Jack was never happier than he was with his dogs or outdoors. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, Pa. 17901; Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, Pa. 19529 or similar organizations. Contributions will be accepted at the funeral home.

    As per Jack’;s wishes, there will be no viewing. A graveside service for friends and family will be held Tuesday at 10:30AM  at Mount Peace Cemetery, Minersville.      

   Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Jack’s  memory, visit us at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hillside SPCA
P.O. Box 233 51 SPCA Road, Pottsville PA 17901

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton PA 19529

 Service Information

Graveside Service
December 19, 2017

10:30 AM
Mt. Peace Cemetery
Minersville/Llewellyn Highway

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