Date Created: 11/17/2017
Last Updated: 11/17/2017

In loving memory of Theron L. Kropp
11/25/1931 - 11/15/2017

Location: Castine, Maine

Visits: 9,428

CAPT Theron “Ted” Lamont Kropp, Sr., U.S. Navy Reserve (Ret.), 85, of Annapolis, Maryland, formerly of Castine, Maine, died peacefully at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. He was born November 25, 1931 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He served his country honorably in Vietnam. He was the Assistant Commandant of Midshipmen at Maine Maritime Academy for many years. Ted was loved by many and will be dearly missed by all friends and family.

He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be determined. A celebration of his life will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church in Castine, Maine, on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to the Harry R. Geer, Ruth Sheridan Geer Tinges Scholarship Fund at Maine Maritime Academy in Castine, Maine, c/o MMA Development Office, Pleasant Street, Castine, Maine 04420.




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By: Hugh Tillman Sunday, June 24, 2018
Captain Kropp was my mentor and "life counselor" when I attended MMA. He is the person primarily responsible for shaping me as a young man and providing the guidance and support I needed to become a successful Marine... View Entire Tribute
By: Michael Cianchette Wednesday, March 14, 2018
I had the honor to attend Maine Maritime Academy from 1980 to 1984 while Commander Kropp served there. He was the "One" officer to whom we would show absolutely no disrespect as he commanded and deserved all of the... View Entire Tribute


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