Official Obituary of

Frank J. Kropf, Sr.

February 18, 2024

Frank Kropf, Sr. Obituary

Frank J. Kropf, Sr., 79, of Barnegat, NJ (formerly of Manalapan, NJ).passed peacefully at home on Sunday, February 18, 2024 surrounded by his family. Born in Brooklyn, NY, to his late parents, Pauline and Frank Kropf, he is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Linda, his loving son and daughter-in-law, Frank and Stephanie and the love of his life, his grandson, Frank III.  He is also survived by his grand puppy, Quincy.

After attending Brooklyn Technical High School and Queens College, he was a Senior Engineer for 30+ years for the Port Authority of NY and NJ at the World Trade Center. Frank was a craftsman who loved wood-working, enjoyed working on his HO train layout,  and was an avid fan of the New York Giants and the Yankees. Frank was a United States Army veteran who served in Vietnam. Frank was a member of the American Legion, Post 232, Barnegat, and a life member of the VFW.

Besides his parents, Frank was pre-deceased by his sister Anita, his nephew Robert Otto, his sister-in-law Judy Otto and his grand puppy Cooper. 

He is survived by his two brother-in-laws, William Otto (Barbara) and Robert Otto (Judy-deceased), several nieces, a nephew, several great nieces and nephews, and extended family. 

After fighting a valiant battle against the ravages of Agent Orange exposure, Frank has finally found peace.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Legion Post 232, 499 N Main St, Barnegat, NJ 08005 is greatly appreciated. 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 3 to 7 pm at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 West Bay Ave., Barnegat, NJ.  Interment on Friday, February 23, 2024 at 11:00 am. Bg. Gen. Wm. C. Doyle Vet. Mem. Cem.,  350 Province Line Rd, Wrightstown, NJ 08562. ( 

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February 22, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barnegat Funeral Home
841 West Bay Avenue
Barnegat, NJ 08005


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