YONKERS, N.Y. – Roy H. Kallop, 92, a lifelong Yonkers resident, died Friday, June 12, at Cabrini of Westchester in Dobbs Ferry.
He was born July 17, 1922, to Roy M. and Ruth Wood Kallop in Yonkers, where he was raised and educated. He received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Columbia University in New York City. Kallop was an actuary and vice president of the National Council for Compensation Insurance in New York City for 39 years until his retirement in 1987.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a petty officer third class stationed in the Pacific and served on the destroyer escort USS William C. Miller.
He was a member of the North Yonkers Community Church and was a member of the Spiritual Adventure Group at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church in Yonkers.
He was a member of the Park Hill First Reformed Church Men's Club and was a former leader of the Christian Endeavor with his wife, Alice.
He married his wife, Alice Dillmann, Sept. 23, 1950, in the Park Hill First Reformed Church in Yonkers. She predeceased him on March 26, 2008. He is also predeceased by an infant son, David Roy Kallop.
He is survived by one sister, Mildred Austin of Rochester, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home, 168 Park Ave., Yonkers. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the First Reformed Church, 18 Farragut Ave., Hastings-on- Hudson. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.
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