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Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Maria Riepensell

Riepensell, Maria C. Maria C. Riepensell 53, of Allentown, passed away on Tuesday April 15, 2014 in the inpatient unit of Lehigh Valley Hospice Allentown. Born in Allentown Maria was a daughter of Grace M. (Sorrentino) Riepensell of Allentown, and the late Gene J. Riepensell Sr. Maria worked for 27 years for the Good Shepherd Workshop in Allentown. Maria attended Mercy Day School in Allentown, was very active in the Special Olympics, ARC in Allentown, and was an avid bowler. Maria was a...
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