Kurty, Florence M. Ropelewski,
Florence M. Ropelewski Kurty
Florence M. Ropelewski Kurty, age 90,
passed away Sunday, September 14, 2008 at the Hamot Medical Center. She resided in Erie. She was born in Erie November 26, 1917 daughter of the late Francis Ropelewski and Michalina Lojewski Ropelewski Aleksandrowicz.
She is survived by her two daughters, Teresa Kurty of Erie, Carol Rodgers and her husband Douglas of Erie; two grandchildren Sara Pruzinsky of Erie and Michael Pruzinsky and his partner B.J. Shields of Erie; and a brother Bernard Aleksandrowicz of Erie. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. She was preceded in death by her husband Walter Kurty; her step-father Stanley Aleksandrowicz; her sisters Joanne Czytuck, Gladys Warzynak; her brothers Joseph and Edward Ropelewski; her step-sisters Genevieve Witkowski and Helen Wisniewski and her 1/2 brother Al Aleksandrowicz. She was a longtime member of St. Ann R.C. Church. She was a member of the St. Casimir Rosary Society and St. Casimir Senior Citizens & the St. Ann Alter Society. She retired from Gannon College after 20 years service. Florence enjoyed playing Bingo and eating out with her friends. Friends may call, at the Mark G. Razanauskas Funeral Home 701 East Avenue Erie Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. where a prayer service will be conducted Thursday morning at 9:30 followed by a Mass of Christina Burial at St. Ann Church at 10 a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
St. Ann Church,"