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Evelyn Pipoly

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EVELYN PIPOLY (Blatnik, Trivisonno) passed away on June 14, 2017. She was born August 30, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio to John and Frances (Korencic) Blatnik. Her siblings Albin (Bea), Vida (Chuck), Justine (Barney) and Harry predeceased her as did her beloved husband, Michael Pipoly. She is survived by her daughter Sharon and son in law John Roberts, her brother Robert (Marlena), sister in law Mary Blatnik, brother in law Joseph Trivisonno (Sally) and many nieces and nephews. Evelyn was a proud graduate of Collinwood High School and a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. She was involved in and served as an officer in numerous Slovenian and Italian organizations, including SNPJ, KSKJ, Slovenian Women’s Union, Holmes Avenue Pensioners, St. Mary’s Seniors, the Waterloo and Holmes Avenue Slovenian Homes, the Federation of Slovenian Homes, the latter of which she was named Woman of the Year in 1998, and finally, the Italian Sons and Daughters of America. Evelyn was a serious pinochle player, a life-long fan of the Cleveland Indians and an avid supporter of the Mentor High School football program coached by her nephew, Steve. Following a family tradition, Evelyn donated her remains to the CWRU School of Medicine. A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday August 4, 2017 at 2 p.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Memorials in her honor may be sent to Holy Redeemer Church, 15712 Kipling Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44110.


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