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 member of the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown. Survivors: Surviving with her mother Grace, is her brother Geno, and her sister Ann Marie wife of Juan Ganchoso both of Allentown. Many nieces and nephews. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday April 21, 2014 at 11:00 am in the Cathedral. Calling hours will be on Sunday from 7:00-9:00 pm in the O'Donnell Funeral Home, 908 Hanover Ave. Allentown, and on Monday from 10:00-10:50 am in the Cathedral vestibule. Contributions: In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the family c/o the funeral home. Please run picture & obit on Thursday 4/17/14.