Rebecca Arciga Kropp
September 20, 1935 – April 16, 2021
Kropp, Rebecca Arciga of Bow, New Hampshire, formerly of Scarsdale, New York died at home on April 16, 2021at the age of 85. Beloved wife, 'Reby', of 51 years of Niel and cherished mother of Michael of Las Vegas, Nevada and Eric of Bow New Hampshire, daughter-in-law, Meredith, and grandchildren Madeleine, Matthew and Amanda.
She was born in Concepcion, Philippines to Martin and Rosario Arciga, taught English at the University of the East in Manila before becoming a citizen of the US. After earning a masters degree in counseling she worked at the Lighthouse for the Blind in New York City and had a career as supervisor of counsellors at Mercy College, NY. An accomplished classical pianist with a heartfelt interpretive gift, she was admired by her many students in the Philippines and the US.
In retirement she treasured her friends at the Bow Garden Club. She is predeceased by brothers Rene and August, and survived by brother Mart and sister-in-law Aurora.
Interment private by immediate family.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, or a favorite charity.
May her memory be a blessing.