Sean Patrick Tharpe
1987 - 2021



Sean Patrick Tharpe, 33, of Jermyn, PA, passed from this earth on December 29, 2020, after a brief battle with COVID19. Born in Bridgeport, CT, he grew up and resided in Cromwell, CT until moving to Jermyn, PA in 2018.

Sean attended Edna C. Stevens School, Cromwell Middle School, and Cromwell High School, and received his diploma from Middletown Adult Education in 2005. An avid sports fan, Sean played many seasons in the Cromwell football, baseball, soccer and basketball town leagues, and was on the inaugural football team at Cromwell High School.

He was employed as an assistant groundskeeper at the Elkview Country Club in Greenfield Township, PA.

Sean is survived by his mother, Christina (Tharpe) Krasner and father, Robert Krasner, of Myrtle Beach, SC; his brother, Joseph Tharpe of Cromwell, CT; his sister, Nicole Laffin, her husband, Daniel Laffin, and his three nieces, Alexia Laffin, Sophia Laffin, and McKayla Laffin, of Ellington, CT; his many aunts and uncles: Patricia Tharpe of Cromwell, CT; Kathryn and Michael DePasquale of Oveida, FL; Ann and Robert Dannenfelser of Oveida, FL; Philip Tharpe and Eileen Curtin of Amston, CT; and Lorena and John Grill of Peckville, PA; and his many, many cousins: Kendra Brewer and Tai Rogers of Cortez, CO; Meryl DePasquale and Shawn Hebrank of Portland, OR; Casey DePasquale and her sons, Kayhon Siamek DePasquale and Anoushiviron DePasquale, of Minneapolis, MN; Nicole and Nicholas Pollman, and their children, Hayden Pollman, Aaliyah Pollman and Logan Pollman, of Eaton, CO; Heather Dannenfelser and Jeremy Brazel of Seattle, WA; Robert W. Dannenfelser III, of Bel Camp, MD; Marshall Dannenfelser, his fiancée, Jennifer Wooden, and his sons, Wyatt Dannenfelser and Dexter Dannenfelser, of Aberdeen, MD; Jodi Limon and her children Trent Tagudin, Isabel Limon and Emerald Palmer of Utah; Daniel and Nicole Stanley, and their children, Luukas Stanley and Hailey Stanley, of Sacramento, CA; Joan and Bryan Chase, and their son, Layne, of Archbald, PA; Yianni Bobotsis, his fiancée, Danielle Frank, and her children Brielle and Richard James, of Archbald, PA; Vikki Bobotsis and her children, Cheyenne Bobotsis and Waylon Bobotsis of Archbald, PA; and Philip and Tyler Bobotsis of Houston, TX.

A memorial service will be held in Cromwell, CT, later this year.

the Hartford Courant - Febuary 6, 2021