Arvel R. Troupe

| January 9, 2019

Arvel R. Troupe, 91, of South Bethlehem, died on Monday afternoon, January 7, 2019, at the McKinley Health Center in Brookville.

Born on October 31, 1927 in Alcola, he was the son of the late Clarence and Gertrude (Reddinger) Troupe.

Arvel was married on September 24, 1950 to S. Jane (Galbreath). He served his country during WWII with the US Navy.

He worked as a linesman for West Penn Power for 38 & 1/2 years and retired in 1990.

He was a member of the Walter W. Craig Post 354 of New Bethlehem American Legion and the Hawthorn Lion’s Club.

He is survived by his wife of over 69 years, Jane Troupe of South Bethlehem, two sons, Tom Troupe and his wife Debbie of Hawthorn and Bob Troupe and his wife Bonnie of Fairmount City, eight grandchildren, Amber Straub (Billy), Nate Troupe, Ryan Troupe (Jena), Kristi Carrico (Mike), Michael Waterloo (Blayne), Lisa Crissman (Tim), Rodney Troupe (Emily), and Regina Smith (Terry), and nine great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Sherman.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 and Thursday from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Rev. Dr. Jack Gareis officiating.

Immediately following the funeral service the Walter W. Craig Post 354 of New Bethlehem American Legion will honor their fallen comrade.

Interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Distant.

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