Mark Tharp, 53 / Aug. 30, 1958 — Oct. 10, 2011

Published 3:41 pm Thursday, October 20, 2011

Mark Tharp, 53
Aug. 30, 1958 — Oct. 10, 2011

Mark A. Tharp, 53, of Cassopolis, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 at Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital, Dowagiac.


He was born Aug. 30, 1958 in Niles to Lloyd and Joy (Evans) Tharp.
Mark is survived by his mother, Joy Tharp of Phoenix; father, Lloyd Tharp of the Upper Peninsula; three sisters, Melody (Richard) Haskell and Grace (Steve) Brabon, both of Dowagiac, and Faith (Rich) Bojtanek of Phoenix; and special foster caregiver, Ruby Eddings of Vandalia.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Hope Tharp and Martha Kalman.
A gathering of family and friends was held Sunday, Oct. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.
The service was Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. in the old chapel of Mission Hills Memorial Gardens, followed by interment.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel, Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.
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