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Marion A. Tropp, retired nurse, merchant <br> April 13, 1914 -- March 28, 2006

Marion A. Tropp of Randolph, a retired nurse and local merchant, died Tuesday in Heritage Village Health Care Center, Gerry, where she had been a resident since February. She was 91.

Born Marion Hill in Norwich, she was a graduate of Binghamton High School and Syracuse University School of Nursing.

Mrs. Tropp was a public health nurse for the Cattaraugus County Health Department in the South Dayton area and served in the Navy Nursing Corps during World War II.
Returning home, she was a public health nurse in Randolph and was owner and operator of the Ben Franklin Store in Randolph. She retired in 1980.

She was a member of Randolph United Presbyterian Church; Randolph Fidelity Chapter 239, Order of the Eastern Star; and the Randolph Enquirers Club.

Her husband of 14 years, Carl A., died in 1960.

Surviving are a daughter, Linda Gillespie of Dennis, Mass.; two sons, Bruce of Williamsville and Kenneth of Randolph; three grandchildren; and three great-grandsons.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Jamestown.

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