Raymond H. Bopp, 82, of Derry, died Thursday, May 2, 2019 after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer’s and Myasthenia Gravis, at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital.
He was born October 10, 1936, in Summerhill, PA, a son of the late Rudolph and Geraldine (Wess) Bopp.
Prior to retirement Ray worked at Westinghouse, ICI, Adelphoi, and Giant Eagle. He was a member of the Army National Guard and St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Derry. Ray enjoyed spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by his brother Regis.
Ray is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Patricia J. (Burik) Bopp of Derry; daughters Lori Deyarmin of Derry and Kris Leonard and husband Rick of Latrobe; sister Linda Sirgey and husband Bob of Derry; grandchildren Shelly Deyarmin Kuhn and husband Bill, Lindsay Deyarmin, and Derek Watt; great grandson Tyler Kuhn; nieces Sandy Burd and husband Joe and Mary Landis and husband Bill.
The family will receive friends for Ray’s Life Celebration, on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA. 724-694-8331
A funeral service will be held Monday 10AM May 6, 2019 in the funeral home with Pastor Brian Geesaman officiating.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Excela Health Home Care and Hospice and the nursing staff at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital 2 East.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America 355 Lexington Ave. 15th floor New York, New York 10017 or to Alzheimer’s Association 1100 Liberty Ave. Suite E 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Online condolences may be made at merlinfuneralhome.com