Marinette Krupa


Marinette Krupa, of Mead Avenue, Corry, Pa., was lifted by Angels to meet her Lord on June 15, 2022.

Marinette was born on June 1, 1926, in Lyon, France, to Jean-Marie and Jeanne Roussillon. 

She lived in France during WWII where she met her husband, Sylvester Krupa, who was serving with the U.S. Army. She traveled to the USA by ship, the Zebulon B. Vance, in 1946 where she joined her husband to live on the family farm in West Spring Creek. The family later moved to Corry after a house fire, which destroyed the family home in 1959.

Marinette was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church. In her younger years, she was a member of the Altar Society, sang in the Church  choir for many years, and volunteered numerous hours to the Church and St. Edward's school.

Marinette was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, Sylvester, her son, Michael John, as well as her parents and two brothers, Emile and Gilbert.

Marinette was a devoted Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother. She is survived by three daughters, Michele (Shelly) Isitt of New Port Richey, Florida, Chantal Cummings of Corry, and Maryse Sage, of Highland, California; three grandchildren, Danielle Giannetti of Pittsburgh, Charise Taylor (John) of Erie, and Bobby Cummings (Ashley), of Tucson, Arizona; four step-grandchildren, Tammi Firestone (Marty) of Erie, Nicole Marsh (Lucas) of Fairview, Sabrina Pierce (Andy) of Clymer, NY, and Jamie Cummings (Krystal) of Loxahatchee Beach, Florida; six great-grandchildren, Julian, Skyler & Ashton Giannetti, Kinsley Taylor Slupski, Charlie Rose & Selena Rey Cummings, and ten step-great grandchildren, Madison & Gabrielle Firestone, Alexis & Landon Marsh, Carson & Harleigh Faulkner, Lincoln & Dexter Pierce, and Blakely Rose, Brooklynn Rose, Tatum Rose Cummings.

Marinette enjoyed doing cross words and other word games, as well as playing Solitaire on her i-Pad. She did the Corry Journal Daily Crossword and Crypto-Quik puzzles every' day until just a few months ago. In her younger years, Marinette enjoyed ceramics, sewing and cross stitch. She enjoyed writing poetry and sketching. Marinette also loved birds and animals of any kind. She enjoyed listening to music.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Marinette at St. Thomas the Apostle Church on Friday, June 24, at 11 a.m., followed by a funeral lunch at St. Elizabeth's Parish Hall.

Memorial donations may be made to The Anna Shelter, the Erie Humane Society, and/or St. Thomas the Apostle Church.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of bracken Funeral Home, Inc. 315 N. Center St., Corry, Pa 16407.

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