Obituary Of Frank D. Klopp Jr. 2024


In Memoriam: Frank D. Klopp Jr., Beloved Veteran and Businessman

In Memoriam: Frank D. Klopp Jr., Beloved Veteran and Businessman

Shillington, Pennsylvania – The community mourns the passing of Frank D. Klopp Jr., a respected and beloved figure who passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, at The Reading Hospital. Klopp, a lifelong resident of Shillington, leaves behind a legacy of service, entrepreneurship, and community involvement.

A Distinguished Military Career

Klopp’s unwavering patriotism led him to serve his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. His courageous actions and dedication to duty earned him the admiration of his fellow comrades and the gratitude of a nation.

A Legacy of Business Success

After his military service, Klopp returned to his hometown and took over the family business, Klopp Novelty. As a third-generation owner, he guided the company to continued success and established himself as a respected entrepreneur in the community.

An Inspiring Home Inspector

Klopp’s passion for home inspections led him to establish his own business, where he spent over two decades providing invaluable support to prospective homebuyers. His attention to detail and unwavering commitment to excellence made him a trusted and sought-after resource.

A Cherished Family Man

Klopp’s greatest joy came from his family. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who cherished the time spent with his loved ones. His warm smile, infectious laughter, and unwavering support will be dearly missed.

Community Involvement

Klopp’s commitment to his community extended beyond his family and business. He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge, 660 F. & A. M., where he dedicated himself to the organization’s principles of charity, brotherhood, and service.

A Celebration of Life

A funeral service in honor of Frank D. Klopp Jr. will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2024, at 11:00 AM in Bean Funeral Home, 129 E. Lancaster Ave. Shillington. Prior to the service, the family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, with a reception following the service until 1:00 PM.

A Lasting Legacy

Frank D. Klopp Jr. will be remembered as a true son of Shillington, a dedicated veteran, a successful businessman, a loving family man, and a loyal friend. His unwavering spirit, infectious optimism, and unwavering commitment to his community will continue to inspire those who knew him.

Memorial Contributions

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made in Frank’s honor to the Vietnam Veterans of America. Your support will help ensure that the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans are never forgotten.

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