• Born: April 28, 1940
  • Died: October 20, 2017
  • Location: Parma, Ohio

A. Ripepi & Sons Funeral Homes

18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Tel. (440) 260-8800

Tribute & Message From The Family

DENNIS L. BLANKENBURG age 77. from Parma, Ohio. Passed away on Friday October 20th, 2017. He battled fiercely against Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma until he was overcome by Complications from Chemotherapy and could no longer fight. Dennis was a Journeymen Plumber for Local 55 since 1960. He worked for Feldman Bros. Construction and later for the Ford Motor Company until his retirement in in late 2002. He is survived by wife of 54 years Donna and their sons Dale (Beverly), Danny (Melanie), and Dennis (Renee) and their children His twin Grandsons Andrew and Justin and his 3 Grand dogs Rylee, Bianca and Bailey. He was also the beloved Brother of Raymond(Deceased) twin brother Donald(Carol) and his twin Sisters Doris(Deceased) and Dorothy(Deceased) and Beloved Uncle and Brother-in-law to many as well. He survived many trials and tribulations throughout his life with regards to health issues but never let that stop him from helping one family or otherwise with anything they may have required. God now has a new bright light up there with him and if you look closely up at the night sky you may see his twinkling bright star. He will be sorely missed by all. May he live eternal life in Peace and without pain or worry.
Funeral services at the funeral home Tuesday October 24, 2017 at 8:00 PM. Final Resting Place Hope Memorial Gardens. Friends received Tuesday 4 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI AND SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH (West of I-71).



Condolence & Memory Journal


Dale and family,
Sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.
Jane and Mark

Posted by Jane Rice - Huntsburg, OH - Acquaintance   October 24, 2017

Dennis always had a smile on his face. He will be truly missed by all. R.I.P. Dennis. Prayers for Donna and family.

Posted by Judy and Carl Bobeck - Strongsville, OH   October 23, 2017

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Posted by Joyce    October 23, 2017

Our heartfelt thoughts and condolences. We are thinking about you all and wish we could be there for you.

Posted by Thom & Dell Naskoviak - Lorton, VA   October 23, 2017

Sincere condolences to the Blankenburg family as you mourn the loss of your beloved Dennis. We are praying for your family to be comforted by friends and that God will soothe your grieving hearts during the difficult days ahead.

Posted by A friend   October 22, 2017

May he rest in peace. Dennis was Bill's best friend and my favorite person. He is well loved and will be missed.

Darlene Naskoviak

Posted by A friend   October 22, 2017

We will always remember your wonderful smile you had when we saw you...Our condolences to the Blankenburg family ....You are in our thoughts and prayers...Dennis was truly a wonderful and good hearted person who will be truly miss by many...Love you

Posted by Donna & Andy Taranowski - North Royalton, OH - Family Friend   October 22, 2017

We're sending our heartfelt sympathy at the loss of a dear father. Know that we are keeping you in out thoughts at this sad time.

Posted by A friend   October 22, 2017

May the God of all comfort and a promise hope, be with the family and friends at this very sad and difficult time.

Posted by D - Cleveland, OH   October 22, 2017