Rev Norman A. “Norm” Koop

Rev Norman A. “Norm” Koop

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Oct 2015 (aged 69)
Woodstock, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 154428748 · View Source
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Pastor for 25 years of First Congregational Church, Woodstock, New Hampshire (NH). He was the son of C. Everett and Elizabeth (Flanagan) Koop. Norm attended The Stony Brook School, Eastern College, Eastern Baptist Seminary, and Princeton Theological Seminary where he received the degrees of Master of Divinity and Master of Theology. As a seminarian Norm served as Student Assistant at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia. In 1973, Norm was called as pastor to the historic Deerfield Presbyterian Church in New Jersey. In 1990, Norm moved to Woodstock as the pastor at the First Congregational Church of Woodstock where he had filled in as a summer pastor in previous years. Norman and Anne celebrated 25 years of ministry in Woodstock this spring. Norm met the love of his life, Anne (Teague), while working summers at the Cog Railway on Mount Washington in NH. One of his highlights was spending summers vacationing with family on Lake Mascoma in NH. He loved to waterski and share his special spot on the lake with as many as he could. Norman enjoyed reaching out in his ministry to various parts of his community which included the local prison ministry, as well as his ministry to the students of the Dartmouth College community. Besides his parents, C. Everett Koop, MD and Elizabeth Flanagan Koop, Reverend Koop was predeceased by a brother David in 1968. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Anne (Teague) Koop of Woodstock; his children, Charles Koop (Elissa) of Westford, Vermont, Tina Koop Bazala (Matt) of Madison, Wisconsin, David Koop (Sydney) of Madison; grandchildren: Mattea Bazala (16), Aidan Bazala (14), Gavin Bazala (11), Elihu Koop (4), Kaiya Koop (2), Bodhin Koop (2), Stratton Koop (2 mos); a brother, Allen Koop of New London, NH; a sister and brother-in-law, Elizabeth (Betsy) and Gordon Thompson of Birmingham, Alabama; as well as nieces and nephews. A memorial service was held at First Congregational Church on October 17, 2015.

From an obituary published in the Valley News, White River Junction, Vermont, Tuesday, October 13, 2015.


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