​Edward W. Harrop



Edward W. Harrop, 80, of Murrells Inlet, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 22, 1936 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, son of the late William Edward and Gladys Fitzgerald Harrop.

In addition to his parents, Ed was preceded in death by his loving and devoted wife, Ruth Arruda Harrop; son, Edward W. Harrop, Jr.; brothers, John, Donald, Richard and Larry Harrop; sisters, Kathy Gallipo and Barbara Colangelo; and mother of his children, Mary Lou Derham.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his daughter, Colleen Carreiro of North Port, FL; son, Robert Joseph Harrop of Barrington, RI; four step-sons, Brad Arruda of Myrtle Beach, John Arruda of RI, Bobby Arruda of RI and Al Arruda of FL; one step-daughter, Judy Hall of NY; brother, William Harrop, III of Warwick, RI; sisters, Dorothy Kopf of Narragansett, RI and Mary Lou Gortien of CA; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 18, 2017 at St. Michael Catholic Church in Garden City with Father Ed Fitzgerald officiating. Inurnment will take place immediately after the mass at Southern Palms Memorial Gardens in North Myrtle Beach.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Embrace Hospice, 1318 3rd Avenue, Conway, SC 29526.

The family would like to thank the entire staff of Embrace Hospice for the supportive, compassionate and loving care shown to Ed and the entire family.

Online condolences may be directed to: www.burroughsfh.com.

Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is assisting the family.