Involved with Girl Scouts

Joan F. Strope, 82, died April 28, 2007.

Born in Cleveland, she has been a lifetime area resident, a charter member of Stow United Methodist Church, an administrative assistant to the Stow Fire Chief and was very involved with Girl Scouts.

Preceded in death by husband Thom in 1965, she is survived by daughters Tammy Mitchell of Georgia and Casey (Patrick Rowe) Strope of Akron; sons Matthew Strope of Georgia and Timothy Strope of Akron; grandchildren Leah Owenby, Chandra (Boone) Hopkins and Nathan Strope.

The Rev. Jack Yeager conducted services at Stow United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to Stow United Methodist Church or Ohio Light Opera, College of Wooster, Wooster 44691.