Joseph L. Ripoly, 76, of Wheeling, passed away, Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Liza’s Place, surrounded by family.
He was born July 26, 1939, a son of the late Frank and Mary (Moran) Ripoly. Joe was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Sons of Italy, and Easter Seals. He sat as a board member for St. John’s Home for Children and the development committee; he worked as an official for Bellaire Relays and basketball for many years. Joe worked at the bank as a Loan Officer for over 30 years and later moved to the Wheeling Chamber of Commerce for 11 years and was currently working as a Reginal VP for Right at Home, as well as on movie sets as a gripper for 20th Century Fox. Joe loved his family more than anything.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death his loving wife Susan K. Ripoly (2016); and three brothers, Frank, John and Edmond Ripoly.
Joe is survived by his loving daughter Kim (Duane) Cummings; three grandchildren, Jessica, Elsa and Randall Joseph; close family friends, Terry McCormick, Kathy Antonucci and Karen Shilling; numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.
Family and friends will be received Friday, May 20, 2016 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff St., Wheeling where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be at Corpus Christi, Saturday, May 21 at 11 am with Msgr. Eugene Ostrowski officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Home for Children or Liza’s Place in C/O www.treasuredmemoriesfunding.com.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com