Mary Rita Thropp, 93-years-old, died peacefully on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Bayville Manor Senior Care Residence. Mary was born on August 24,1925 in Newark NJ, to Thomas and Mary Vesey. She was the eldest daughter of six children.
Known for her ease in frequent conversation with even total strangers, some may be surprised to learn of the extreme shyness of her youth. She possessed a contagious smile and a sharp sense of humor.
Surviving are her daughters, Joanne Amantea, daughter and son-in-law, Janice, and James Thielke, son and daughter-in-law, Bill, and Pam Thropp. Grandchildren, Allison Kopcha, Sarah Thielke, Kevin Thropp and Liam Thropp, great grandson, Daniel Kopcha, and her brother, Joseph Vesey and sister, Eileen Hart.
Donations may be made in Mary's name to the Alzheimer's Association at www.alz.org/donate.
Services will be private under the direction of Mastapeter Funeral Home in Bayville.