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February 28, 1923 - February 18, 2019

Funeral Service Date
March 2, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Paul E. Ripley, 95, of Fort Wayne, IN, passed away Monday, February 18, 2019, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his four children Karen (Joseph) Stein, Janet (Richard) Caron, Jeanne (Albert) Emilian, and Roger Ripley; thirteen grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; brother Robert (Betty) Ripley; and sister-in-law Ila (Robert) Bresette. Paul was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years Valeria Inez Ripley, in October. He was a recent recipient of the French Legion of Honor for his service in the 9th US Army during WWII. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, 1122 S. Clinton St., Fort Wayne. Visitation is Friday, March 1, 2019, from 2:00 – 4:00 PM, with Rosary at 3:30 PM, and from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne. He will be laid to rest at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to: Chapel of St. Mary Magdalene at St. Vincent DePaul Church, Fort Wayne. To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:30 pm

Visitation Date

March 1, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 09:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:30 pm

Funeral Service Information:

Cathedral of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

Phone: 260-424-1485

Address: 1122 South Clinton St. Fort Wayne IN, 46802

Service Date: March 1, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes:

Funeral Service Date

March 2, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

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