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Frank Lee Cropp

April 13, 1945 ~ October 19, 2019 (age 74)


F. Lee Cropp, age 74, a lifelong resident of New Salem, PA passed away peacefully at his home with his loving wife of 53 years by his side after a lengthy battle with NASH (Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis).

He was born on April 13, 1945 in Uniontown, PA

Son of the late Frank and Dorothy (Evans) Cropp

Lee was an avid golfer and scuba diver.  He was a former volunteer fireman with  New Salem, a member of The New Salem Neighborhood Watch, member of New Salem Presbyterian Church and a volunteer at the Feed the Flock Food Bank at New Salem Presbyterian Church, and Vice-President of the Salem View Cemetery in New Salem.

Lee worked in the natural gas industry through the entirety of his career.  A talented artist, Lee was able to turn his hobby into a successful silk-screen business, Special Tees, for over 30 years.

Besides his parents, Lee was preceded in death by his sister Connie, and grandsons Spencer and Conner Taylor, and Sam Stafford.

He is survived by his wife:  Luci

daughters:  Lisa Taylor and husband Brian

                        Leslie Stafford and husband Chad

grandchildren:  Elle Taylor, Jakob Stafford, and Gracie Stafford

sister:  Rebecca Workman

brothers:  Jim Cropp and wife Karen

                        Don Cropp and wife Tina

sister-in-law:  Miem Hennessey and husband Jim

numerous nieces and nephews

Family and friends will be received in The Dearth Funeral Home 35 South Mill Street New Salem, PA on Friday from 2:00PM until 4:00PM, followed immediately by a Funeral Service at The New Salem Presbyterian Church 27 South Mill Street New Salem with Rev. William Wiegand officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lee's name to Feed the Flock Food Bank c/o New Salem Presbyterian Church 27 South Mill Street New Salem, PA 15468 or to Fayette Friends of Animals 223 Searight-Herbert Road Uniontown, PA 15401.

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October 25, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dearth Funeral Home
35 South Mill St
New Salem, PA 15468

Funeral Service
October 25, 2019

4:00 PM
New Salem Presbyterian Church
27 South Mill Street
New Salem, PA 15468


Fayette Friends of Animals
PO Box 1282 / 223 Searights-Herbert Road, Uniontown PA 15401
Tel: 1-724-245-7815

New Salem Presbyterian Church
PO Box 455 27 South Mill Street, New Salem PA 15468
Tel: 1-724-245-2200

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