Frank Strup Jr., executive at Johnson & Johnson, WWII veteran, loving father and friend, died at 96 years of age on Friday, May 4, 2018, at his home.
Born in 1921 in New York City to Frank Sr. and Emma Strup, Frank spent most of his life working and living in the New York City and New Jersey (Lawrenceville, Stone Harbor) areas. Frank graduated from Colby College in 1944. He served as a Lieutenant Jg for three years during WWII in the US Navy's Pacific fleet. Frank spent over 30 years at Johnson & Johnson before retiring in 1972. He served as director of finance and national controller of operations accounting.
He is survived by his two adult children, Richard Strup and Susan Strup Hood; daughter-in-law, Cindy; son-in-law, Tom; three grandchildren, Laura and her husband, John Hillenburg, Emily Strup and her fiancé, James Futrell, Alex Scull and his wife, Carolynn; one great-granddaughter, Madeleine Hillenburg; his brother, Joseph Strup and sister-in-law, Mary, many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by wife, Janet Strup, his parents, and his sister, Helen Strup Baker.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at 12 noon at The Church of St. Ann, 1253 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648.
The family will hold a private interment.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Wednesday in the chapel at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the "Strup Chapel Fund" of the General Theological Seminary, 440 West 21st St., New York City, NY 10011.
In Frank's words “Everyone knows how I feel. Susan liked to dance, Richard was the serious one, Janet was the love of my life! Also, I recommend buying J&J stock!”