Louise H. Pope, 92 of Toms River , passed away peacefully in her sleep on the evening of August 21st, in McKinney , Texas .
She would have celebrated her 68th wedding anniversary on the 18th. Louise graduated early at the top of her class from business school. After graduation she worked as a secretary and subsequently married Steve the great love of her life. During her lifetime she served as a treasurer and secretary for many local organizations such as the PTA, Boy Scouts of America, Elks, and Toms River Bowling League.
Louise and Steve enjoyed a very active retirement taking creative classes for Senior Citizens and won trophies for dancing and various events. She will be remembered by her children and grandchildren for her humor, wonderful story telling and most of all her steadfast love. As Steve would sing to her "every little breeze seems to whisper Louise". We all know that they are dancing still. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Stephen Pope in April 2007.
Son: Kenneth Pope of San Antonio , TX
Daughter: Elaine Sawyer of McKinney , TX
3 Grandchildren: Trina Foster of Texas , Kenneth Sawyer of California and Keith Pope of Washington .
Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 pm Tuesday at the Kedz Funeral Home, 1123 Hooper Ave. , Toms River . A funeral service will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday at the funeral home followed by interment at St. Joseph ’s Cemetery, Toms River .