Visitation hours will be held at Rand Wilson Funeral Home
in Hanover, New Hampshire on Friday Oct. 16 from 6-8 p.m. Memorial services will be held at the First Congregational Church of Woodstock
on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 10:30 a.m. with a reception to follow for Reverend Norman A. Koop
, 69, of Woodstock, who was called to be with the Lord on Oct. 7. with a reception to follow.
was born in Philadelphia on April 8, 1946, son of C. Everett and Elizabeth (Flanagan) Koop.
Norman Koop 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.
and Anne celebrated 25 years of ministry in Woodstock this spring.
met the love of his life, Anne (Teague), while working summers at the Cog Railway on Mount Washington in New Hampshire.
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.
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was a wonderful man of God.