Dorothy Darpel

October 8, 1925 - February 24, 2012

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Dorothy (Dot) F. Cleves Darpel, age 86 of Covington, KY formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio passed away on Fri., Feb. 24, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Health Care in Edgewood, KY. She was a Homemaker, member of Hilltoppers, Happy Timers, Rovers Senior Groups, Hyde Park Center for Older Adults and St. Agnes Church in Fort Wright, KY. She was preceded in death by a Sister: Ruth Cleves Mullen. Dot is survived by her Husband: Bernie Darpel of Covington, KY, 7 Daughters: Paula (Kenny) Cole of Cincinnati, OH, Elaine Bennett of Cincinnati, OH, Lois (Bruce) Johnson of Cincinnati, OH, Janet Darpel of Cincinnati, OH, Anita Koebbe of Dry Ridge, KY, Jill (Dean) Campeotto of Nashville, TN and Nancy (Jim) Rapp of Independence, KY, 1 Son: Rick (Kate) Darpel of Blue Ash, OH, 1 Sister: Mary Jane (Bill) Coyle of Fort Wright, KY, 1 Brother: Jim (Ruth) Cleves of Villa Hills, KY, 23 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchild. The Visitation will be on Tues., Feb. 28, 2012 at St. Joseph Church 2470 Lorraine Court Crescent Springs, KY 41017 from 10:15 AM until Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Interment in Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright, KY. Memorials to: St. Charles Lodge and/ or Hyde Park Center for Older Adults. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia, KY is serving the family. Online Condolences may be made at:


Bob and Autumn Hurm - Feb 28, 2012

Dear Uncle Bernie and Darpel Family,
Autumn and I wish our deepest sympathy to all of you. I made sure Mom was informed and she sends her wishes to you also.

Mary Jo Knight - Feb 27, 2012

Dear Bernie and Janet, I will be praying for all of you during this changing time, It has been awhile since seeing all of you @ Tuesday Nite Mass. Bernie and Janet, I remember your wonderful personality. Bernie, you always had a joke to tell and a blessing for all. We always knew when Dot was at mass because she had her special seat cushion. Sincere Condolence, Mary Jo

Clare Cahill - Feb 27, 2012

Dear Bernie and Lois, How sorry I am to hear about Dottie! What a great lady she was! I know you will miss her terribly, but am happy for her being in Jesus’ arms. Love and blessings to your family.
Clare Cahill

Mark & Jen Schnizer - Feb 27, 2012

Bernie, Janet and family:
What a pleasure it was to know Dot! Our prayers are with your family.

theresa roehrig - Feb 27, 2012

Dear Bernie and Janet and family, how i remember fondly you all at Tuesday night mass with your blessed presesnce. The light and humor you brought was contagious and is missed. Dot in her quiet manner made her beautiful presence known to all who encountered her and spoke with her, i am thankful i had that opportunity. Another angel in Heaven to pray to, Love, Theresa.

Marilyn Cleves Souders - Feb 26, 2012

Dear Bernie and Family,
I am sorry for your loss. Dorothy helped me over the years with our family’s genealogy research. She was so patient with all of my questions. I’ll keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers.
Marilyn Cleves Souders
Plano, TX

Minnie Mehuron - Feb 26, 2012

Dear Bernie, This is Minnie Mehuron. I retired from Hyde Park Center as a full-charge bookeeper in 1998. I have fond memories of many times talking with you and Dottie there; I shall miss her too. May God comfort you and your family in this time of loss and adjustment. Bless her soul in its ongoing, eternal unfoldment. Sincerely, Minnie

Rosemary Raybourne - Feb 26, 2012

Dear Bernie and Families,
My deepest sympathy to you and all of your families. I will always remember you and Dot at Happy Timers and Hilltoppers especially when we played euchre and you talking about other fun things. Keeping you in my prayers.
Rosemary Raybourne

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