Rev. John W. Depue, 91, of Pottstown, East Coventry Twp., husband of Phoebe Clara (Sypherd) Depue, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Manatawny Manor.

Born in Franklin Forks, Pa, he was the son of the late Ogden and Rena Inez (Caswell) Depue.

Rev. Depue worked for South America Mission in Fort Mill, SC for 44years, retiring in 1996. He was also a member of Valley Forge Baptist Temple.

Surviving with his wife are children Richard and Persida Depue of Bolivia, Larry and Linda Depue of Bolivia, Judith Depue of Pottstown, Bob and Karen Depue of Argentina, Sandy and John Niemeyer of Spain, and Terry and Krystie Depue of Alaska; 18 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be Monday, December 14, 11:00AM at Valley Forge Baptist Temple, 616 S Trappe Rd, Collegeville. Public viewing will be from 10:00AM to 10:30AM at the church. To ensure safety for all in attendance, the family will not have a reception line. A video remembering the life of Rev. Depue will be shown at the church from 10:30AM to the start of the service. Burial of Rev. Depue will be private.

The entire service will be broadcast on or the church Facebook page at

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