- January 3, 2013
- Strongsville, Ohio
of MELPA's Passing
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A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes
Memories & Candles
I fondly remember my correspondence and telephone conversations with Melpa in 1982.
My condolences to the family.
Posted by: Clifton Palmer McLendon - Gilmer, TX - Acquainance Aug 12, 2014
I will always keep your spirit with me everyday and in everything I do. Your smile, laugh, hugs, and constant words of love, encouragement and wisdom will forever be in my heart and mind. I know you are looking down on me and watching over me as a beautiful angel. Rest in peace, Mom. I love you.
Posted by: Kristen Koleszar - Strongsville, OH - Daughter Feb 28, 2013
There is anothe Angel in Heaven.....God bring the family comfort. Love, Cyntha
Posted by: Cynhia Koutrs - Lakewood, OH - Friend Jan 04, 2013
Excerpt from e. e. cummings' poem -i carry your heart with me-
here is the deepest secret nobody knows
(here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud
and the sky of the sky of a tree called life; which grows
higher than the soul can hope or mind can hide)
and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart
i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)
Posted by: Dena Spanos Hawkey - Los Angeles, CA - Aunt from maternal side Jan 04, 2013
Melpa was always cheerful and enthusiastic and had a positive outlook on life despite her illnesses. The last time I talked with her was when she called in spring 2012 to tell me that her daughter was engaged - she was so happy and proud! She brought the Greek heritage into our family of Hungarians and I always loved it as Greece has always been a favorite destination of mine, having been there twice. Her love for her family and
Posted by: Toni Lynne Gras - Aurora, OH - Cousin Jan 04, 2013