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John Loper

February 27, 1937 — March 16, 2013

P. DEAN HOMER FUNERAL HOME 206 WATER STREET PO BOX 1 DUSHORE, PA 18614 TEL 570 928-8163 FAX 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY March 16, 2013 Mr. John Loper, age 76, of Dushore, PA passed away on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at his home with his loving family at his side. John was born February 27, 1937 in Warsaw, NY a son of the late John Howard Loper and Helen Green Loper. He graduated from the Mattituck High School and married the former Thelma Young of Mattituck on November 4, 1955. They recently celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. John worked at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, Long Island retiring in 1987. They moved to Dushore in 2005. John and Thelma were loving and caring parents and were blessed with over 60 foster children over the years. John was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Dushore, PA. Surviving: Spouse: Thelma at home Five sons: John (Margaret) Loper Mattituck, NY Thomas Loper Southold, NY Christopher (“P.J.”) Loper Bethlehem, PA Christopher John Loper Dushore, PA Drew (Ramanda) Loper Blossburg, PA Four Daughters: Sandra (David) McCook Kalispell, MT Denise (William) Eimers Hunlock Creek, PA Deborah (David) Killen Felton, DE Jennifer Loper Dushore, PA. Two sisters: Betty (George) Capon Greenport, NY Polly Cummings Seven Lakes, NC 18 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 206 Water St., Dushore, PA 18614. The family will provide the flowers and request that memorial contributions be sent to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 397 Drake Road, Dushore, PA 18614. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John Loper, please visit our flower store.


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