Sheila D. Troup

| March 30, 2019

Following an extended illness, Sheila D. Troup, 70, of Hawthorn, went peacefully and confidently home to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Born October 19, 1948 in Brookville Hospital she was the daughter of Robert C. and Maxine L. (Miller) Kemp who preceded her in death along with her step-brother-in-law, Gary Troup.

She married M. Richard Troup on June 21, 1969 and they enjoyed forty-nine faithful and treasured years together and have one daughter, Jennifer, of Bridgeport, WV. They were both the loves of her life.

After a brief tenure working for New Bethlehem Bank, Sheila devoted her life to her husband and daughter. She was a member of the Hawthorn United Methodist Church, enjoyed precious time with her church family until her health prevented her, and also had a card ministry. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and spending time with her extended family.

Surviving in addition to her husband and daughter are Susie Whitesell (Robert) of Grove City, PA; Steven (Anna Mae) Kemp of Mayport, PA; Wanda (Jeffrey) Barlett of Boalsburg, PA; and sister-in-law Joann (Wayne) Connor of Venice, FL; nieces Cassie, Lucinda, Antolena, Rebekah, and nephews, Scott, Nishere, and Nathaniel, as well as several great-nieces and nephews.

The family received friends at the Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn on Friday, March 29 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00pm and Saturday, March 30 from 10:00-11:00 with funeral services following at 11:00am with Rev. Bud Davis officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Armstrong County.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to WRC Hospice, 985 Route 28, Brookville, PA 15825 (memo line: Hospice for Sheila Troup). The family wishes to thank the staff at McKinley Health Center and WRC Hospice for their kind and compassionate care.

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