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.
St. Michael Catholic Church
Thursday May 18th, 2017
572 Cypress Avenue
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Southern Palms Memorial Gardens
Thursday May 18th, 2017
5000 US Highway 17
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
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I will miss Ed's early morning visits to Dunkin Donuts every day. We had a good friendship that was special to me. Rest now dear Ed.
Submitted by Cathy Berger on May 16 2017 04:46:38 PM
so sorry to hear of your Dad's death. Bob and I will be with you in spirit as you go through these sad days. Our love to you Colleen and Bobby Joe.
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