Joan F. Kropp

August 17, 1932 ~ February 26, 2018 (age 85)

Joan F. Kropp, aka "Toots" or "Jinx," age 85, of McKeesport, died February 26, 2018, at The Grove at Irwin. Born August 17, 1932, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late John and Ann (Minyon) Sestile and the wife of the late Jack L. Kropp. Joan was retired from the McKeesport Area School District, where she was the food service supervisor. She was also known as the "funnel cake lady" for events held at the McKeesport Concerts in the Park at the Renzie Park Band Shell. In her early years she worked at Immel's Department Store in downtown McKeesport. She was a member of the former St. John's Lutheran Church. Joan enjoyed playing duck pin bowling and trips to the casino. She was also a member several card clubs. Joan's greatest love was spending time with her family. She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Wunderley of White Oak and Joy (Wayne) Washowich of Elizabeth Twp., grandchildren, Brooke (Daniel) Hrinda of White Oak, Jacqueline (John) Axon of Elizabeth and Greg Wunderley of Squirrel Hill; great grandchildren, Jeremiah, Elizabeth and Abigail Wunderley and Chloe Axon, Jack, Sydney and Isaac Hrinda; siblings, Dolores (James) Smith of  FL, Mary Joyce Catania of White Oak and John (Beverly Dodds) Sestile of McKeesport; also nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Joan was preceded in death by her mother and father-in-law, Fred and Mary (Clark) Kropp; son-in-law, George Wunderley. Family and friends will be received at Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory on Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 2 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be celebrated on Friday, March 2, 2018, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. Pastor Michael Ryan will be the celebrant. Burial will follow in Richland Cemetery, in Dravosburg. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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