Ruth Louise DiBiase Kopylczak

By James W. Shirley Funeral Home Inc. | Posted in: James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Ruth Louise DiBiase Kopylczak, 94 of North Huntingdon died Saturday May 12, 2018 at Golden Heights, Irwin.  She was born December 11, 1923 in Wilmerding,  daughter of the late William and Irene James Balowitz.

  She was a member of the bowling team at the Point Pleasant retirement community, a bingo player and avid reader.   In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Henry DiBiase, daughter Toni Dempsey and grandson Blaine Messick Jr. and sister Lois Veneri.   She is survived by her husband Theodore Kopylczak, son Richard DiBiase, wife Kim of McMurray, daughter Renee DiBiase of Bristol, Rhode Island and Jeanne Messick, husband Blaine of Cranberry Township,  6 grandchildren Jason Messick (Brenda), Eric Dempsey (Kristen), Craig DiBiase (Molly), Michelle Chung (Steve), Laura Jones (Matt), Jill DiBiase , and 12 great grandchildren.  Friends will be received on Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176  Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A Blessing Service will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m.  in the funeral home chapel.   Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in North Versailles.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven.   A special thank you to Golden Heights of Irwin for their  exceptional care and compassion.

Originally published May 12, 2018.

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