Robert J. "Bobby" Rupprecht
Robert J. "Bobby" Rupprecht, 79, of Ridgway, died peacefully Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Conn. He was born in St. Marys, the son of the late Aloysius (Alois) and Mary Rupprecht. He married Sheila Rupprecht, who survives. He lived many years in the greater Fairfield, Conn. area prior to moving back to Pennsylvania. He was a retired employee of Norwalk Powdered Metals. In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by a son, Michael Rupprecht; a daughter, Lisa Pabst; six stepdaughters, Mary Garner, Lori Gintoli, Kelly Divincenzo, Tracy Labak, Erin Singer, and Kerry McMahon; a stepson, Charles McMahon; three brothers, Jerome, James and Thomas Rupprecht; a sister, Martha Tucker; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters, Grace Rupprecht and Monica Dornan, and one brother, Herman Rupprecht. A Memorial Mass for Robert J. "Bobby" Rupprecht will be celebrated Tuesday at 10 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in St. Marys. Interment is private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 South Benson Rd., Fairfield, Conn. For information or to sign an online guest register, please visit www.SpearMillerFuneralHome.com.