James "Mick" Depp

November 1, 1946 ~ October 10, 2019 (age 72)


James Michael “Mick“ Depp,73, of 119 Cypress St. Punxsutawney, Pa. passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at his home. He was born in Punxsutawney, on Nov.1, 1946 to the late James M. Depp and wife Betty Lou Scava Depp. Mick was a graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School where he was actively involved in sports and received many awards for his achievements in football, basketball and baseball. Upon graduation in 1964 he received a football scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh where he continued his education. After receiving his degree in economics from Pitt, he was offered a chance to play for a Florida Southern Pro football team, which he did until he received a career ending injury. He then entered the business field as an Investment Banker which led him to travel to several states and then settling in Sun Valley-Ketchum Idaho for many years. In 2008, he returned to Punxsutawney. He is survived by his Mother Betty Lou “Betts” Depp, three brothers; Norman Richard Depp and wife Dar of Rockwall, Tx., Douglas M. Depp and wife Wendy of Punxsutawney, Philip D. Depp and Peggy Young of Punxsutawney ,two nephews; Scott Depp and Alex Depp, one niece; Rebecca Depp Zinzella, three great nephews; Braden, Ethan and Dylan Depp and two great nieces; Adel and Francesca Zinzella. Friends will be received from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at the McCabe Funeral Home in Punxsutawney. A funeral service will follow at the First English Lutheran Church at 2:00 pm with Pastor Russ Crouthamel officiating. Private interment will be in Circle Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First English Lutheran Church, 104 N. Gilpin St., Punxsutawney, the Shriners Children’s Hospital or to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at

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