The Daily Item
NEW BERLIN — Timothy Wayne Stroup, 47, of New Berlin, entered into rest at 10:38 p.m. Friday, April 19, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born Feb. 15, 1966, in Lewisburg, a son of Samuel H. and Jean Stroup, of Swengel, and the late Ruth A. Stroup Fisher.
He was employed at Ritz-Craft, Mifflinburg, for many years. He also worked at Advanced Concrete Systems, Middleburg, and for Evergreen Lawn Care, Mifflinburg, with his cousin, Jeremy Witmer.
Tim attended Christ Community Church, of Glen Iron.
Everyone who knew Tim loved him. He was a kind, tender and compassionate person who was always giving and felt the sorrows of others in his heart. Tim enjoyed nature, animals, astronomy and spending time with his nieces and nephews.
Surviving, in addition to his father and stepmother, are his estranged wife, Cynthia Stroup, of Mifflinburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Mary Ellen Stroup, of Millmont; three sisters and one brother-in-law, Linda Pronkoski and her companion, Mike Smith, of New Berlin, Diane and Bill Miller, of Danville, and Darla Grove and her companion, Karen Morris, of Millmont; one half brother, Anthony, and his wife, Heather Stroup, of Mifflinburg; two half sisters, Karen and her husband, Jody Davis, of Millmont, and Theresa and her husband, Jim Brobst, of Millmont; one stepson, Jeffrey and his wife, Kelly Stahl, of Swengel; two stepdaughters, Jody and her husband, Josh Stetts, of Williamsport, and Billie Kay Young, of Mifflinburg; six stepgrandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.
In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Raymond Fisher, and one sister, Crystal Stroup.
Family and friends are welcome from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Christ Community Church, 2746 Route 235, Millmont, where a memorial service to celebrate Tim’s life will be conducted at 7 with Pastor Jason Hostettler and the Rev. Brad Brought officiating.
Funeral arrangements are by the Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.