James Rippey

James "Pete" Rippey

Monday, February 6th, 1939 - Monday, June 24th, 2019
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Obituary

James “Pete” Rippey, 80, an area resident since 1977 and previously of the Bronx, died on June 24, 2019 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

Born on February 6, 1939 in the Bronx, Pete was the son of Samuel and Hannah (Kaiser) Rippey. He proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corp and United States Army.

He was a parishioner of St. Columba Church and a member of Hopewell Hose Fire Police. He loved fishing and being with his family.

On September 8, 1962 in the Bronx, Pete married the love of his life, Angelina Farruggio who survives at home. He is also survived by his children, James Rippey and his wife Abbie of Greene County and Donna Ruffo and her husband Rick of Wappingers Falls; his grandchildren, Ashely Rippey and Sabrina-Marie Ruffo; his great-grandchildren, Giovanni, Derek and Ashland; and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday at 10am at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church, 1925 Route 82, LaGrangeville followed by interment at St. Denis Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    McHoul Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    895 Route 82
    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY 12533
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, June 28th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 28th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    McHoul Funeral Home, Inc.
    Address
    895 Route 82
    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY 12533
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 29th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Church
    Address
    1925 Route 82
    LAGRANGEVILLE, NY 12540
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Denis Cemetery
    Address
    604 Beekman Road
    HOPEWELL JUNCTION, NY 12533
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