Andrew “Tex” Cropcho, 93, of Lower Burrell passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 16, 2020. He was born August 27, 1926, in Arnold to the late George and Pearl Kowal Cropcho.
Andrew was a former member of St. Vladimir Ukrainian Catholic Church in Arnold and the Loyal Oder of the Moose #53 in New Kensington. He had an outstanding memory and enjoyed sharing stories with all who would listen. Tex served in the Philippines in the United States Army during World War II. He enjoyed bowling, golf, country music, and had a passion for the Native American Indians. His pride and joy were his three grandchildren, and he loved attending all of their school functions and swim meets.
Survivors include his son, Thomas A. (Lorna) Cropcho of New Kensington; grandchildren, Andrew Cropcho of Seattle, WA, Sara Cropcho of Creighton, and Stephanie (Tyler Gardlock) Cropcho of Pittsburgh.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Cropcho; and eight siblings.
The family would like to thank the staff at Platinum Ridge for taking such great care of Andrew over the last few months of his life.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 27 from 11 AM until time of funeral service at 12 PM in the ROSS G. WALKER FUNERAL HOME LTD., 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington. Rev. Dean Ward will officiate. Private interment will be in Plum Creek Cemetery, Pittsburgh. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Knead Community Café, New Kensington,PA. Leave an online condolence at rossgwalker.com
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