Obituary: Thomas A. Noppenberger, Jr.


Thomas A. Noppenberger Jr., 58, of Carmel, passed away on Aug. 6 at his home after a long battle with multiple sclerosis. He was born on May 17, 1959, to Thomas A. and Patricia (Soper) Noppenberger, Sr. in Washington, D.C.

Tom was retired from St. Vincent hospital where he had been a medical technician. He earned a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Butler University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from IUPUI and was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Carmel. Tom loved his family and had a very strong faith. He loved music, working in his yard and being a Cub Scout leader when his boys were young.

Tom is survived by his wife, Alice Noppenberger; sons, Stephen Noppenberger and Michael Noppenberger; daughter, Caitlin Noppenberger; brother, Michael Noppenberger; two sisters, Jude (Dean) Trauner and Alicia (John) Reuter; as well as several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 10 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Road, in Noblesville. Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 11 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 10655 Haverstick Road in Carmel, with an additional visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Theodore Rothrock will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Indiana Chapter, 3500 DePauw Boulevard, Suite 1040, Indianapolis, IN 46268.