Dolores J. Rupani, 81, of Burgettstown; Jefferson Twp., passed away on Sunday morning, July 11, 2021 in The Washington Hospital.
She was born on March 3, 1940 a daughter of the late Frances DeCook Thomas and Charles E. Thomas Sr.
A 1958 graduate of the Union High School in Burgettstown, she enjoyed gardening, cross stitching and birdwatching.
Her loving husband, John Rupani who she married on June 2, 1962 survives.
Surviving in addition to her husband are her two children Damon Rupani and wife Lisa of Burgettstown and Michele Rupani of Burgettstown, her beloved granddaughter Mia Rupani and partner Kattie Neesham of Colorado; a sister Janet Thomas of Burgettstown; brothers Jerry Thomas and wife Sharon of Bulger, Sam Thomas and wife Tweenie of Burgettstown and Dennis Thomas of Burgettstown; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased in addition to her parents are her brother Charles E. Thomas Jr, a sister Loretta Thomas; and sister's-in-law Doris and Dottie Thomas.
To honor Mrs. Rupani's wishes, there will be no public visitation and a memorial service is being planned for a later date under the direction of the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021. www.leeandmartinfuneral.com
Those wishing to remember Dolores in a special way can make a donation in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org or Shriners Hospital for Children 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org or the Parkinson Research Foundation of Western PA, 575 Lincoln Avenue, Suite 101, Bellevue, PA 15202 www.parkinson.org