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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Fayette Friends of Animals
PO Box 1282 / 223 Searights-Herbert Road, Uniontown PA 15401
New Salem Presbyterian Church
PO Box 455 27 South Mill Street, New Salem PA 15468