GIRARD, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Mary Ripoli, 94 of Girard, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Heritage Manor.
Mary was born December 10, 1926 in Youngstown, Ohio, a daughter of James and Lottie (Hendricks) Secre.
She had previously worked for Livingtons in the Liberty Plaza in the sales department.
Mary was a member of Girard First United Methodist Church.
In her spare time Mary enjoyed playing cards. She was an excellent cook and baker and was a beautiful singer.
Mary leaves to cherish her memory her children, Rocco (Sandee) Ripoli of Hubbard, Anne (Dick) Smith of Liberty Township and Kimberly (Donald) Fisher of Girard; sister, Theresa Zuckla; brother, Mike Zuckla; along with five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Louis Ripoli, who she married May 25, 1946 and passed away August 21, 2005; sisters, Josephine Litchette, Catherine DeJulio and Carmel Andino and brothers, Rocco and Fred Secre.
A funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 29, 4:00 p.m. at Blackstone’s Funeral Home in Girard where the family will receive relatives and friends from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Mary will be laid to rest at Belmont Park Cemetery.
Visit www.blackstonefuneralhome.com to send any expressions of sympathy to the family.
A television tribute will air Friday, August 27 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.