Riepe, Catherine of Nissequogue, NY Formerly of Merrick & Bronx, NY passed peacefully on December 11, 2018. Beloved Wife of the late Joseph for over 51 years. Loving & Devoted Mother of James (Jim Stewart) Riepe, Claire Riepe & the late Thomas Riepe. Adored Sister of Sr. Theresa Lynch, Sr. Loretta Lynch & Claire (the late John) McKenna. Fond Aunt of many nieces and nephews.Kitty was an accomplished nurse. She is a St. Vincent's School of Nursing Graduate (Class of '45), Supervising nurse of obstetrics at St. Francis Hospital, Bronx, N.Y. President of Sacred Heart Parish Over 50 Club, Merrick (1984- 2009)Active in working monthly events at the Merrick Senior Center. Reposing at Branch Funeral Home 190 E. Main St. Smithtown, NY 11787.Visitation Sunday 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM.Funeral Mass 11:15 AM Monday at Sts. Philip & James R.C. Church.Entombment to follow at St. Charles Cemetery.

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  1. Kitty was a wonderful neighbor for 30 years. We never saw her without a smile on her face! Our condolences to Jim, Claire, James and the rest of KittyΓÇÖs family. Wishing her eternal peace.

  2. I would like to add my voice in assurance of prayers for the repose of a great, kind, generous and caring woman who inspired me as well as many others by the way she lived and served her family and friends. I pray for those who mourn her loss and commend her with her good works to the Lord. May she rest in His peace.

  3. Our condolence to the Family. Sorry for your loss. May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. Psalm 90:10

  4. To the Family:My sympathy goes to all of you during this time of grief. Although ΓÇÿΓÇÖtime and unforeseen occurrences affect us all, even death, we have JesusΓÇÖ promise that our dead ones can live again. Ecclesiastes 9:11; John 6:40

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