Mary Kathleen (Kukurin) Stoops

Born: Sun., May 30, 1943
Died: Fri., Dec. 25, 2020

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Wed., Dec. 30, 2020
Location: Sacred Heart Catholic Church

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Heaven opened its door for Mary Kathleen Stoops, 77, of Latrobe, PA, formerly of Plum, on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020 after her courageous 19 year battle with breast cancer.  She was born May 30, 1943 in Wilmerding, daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Dency Kukurin.  She earned her college degree from Slippery Rock University.  Mary was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Youngstown, PA where she participated in the Rosary Society.  She was also a former member of Our Lady of Joy Church in Plum.  Mary is survived by her beloved husband, Darrel A. “Joe” Stoops of Latrobe; a daughter, Michele Stoops also of Latrobe; a sister, Barbara Melone of West Chester, PA; and a brother-in-law, Bill (Mary Ann) Stoops of Plum.  She is also survived by a nephew, Ben (Missy) Melone; and a niece, Jessica (Lance) Leman.  Visitation will be private with her family.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Youngstown PA.  Interment will follow in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont.  If desired, memorial donations can be made in Mary’s name to the Arnold Palmer Cancer Center, 200 Village Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601.

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Frank Vozel
   Posted Wed December 30, 2020
Sorry to hear about Kathy.
I hope thinks well with you.

Betsy (Donelson) Marx
   Posted Fri January 01, 2021
Dear Joe,
So sorry for your loss. She must have been quite a gal, to survive bc for 19 years!
All my best to you.

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