Carol Ann Mason DeRupa
December 8, 1935-August 17, 2018
KNIGHTDALE – Carol Ann Mason DeRupa, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Friday. She was born in Berks County PA to the late Luther Albert & Miriam Bauer Mason. She loved to travel and was an avid reader. She absolutely loved her family more than life itself and they were her heart.
She is survived by her husband & best friend of 62 years whom she met roller skating, James Lester DeRupa, children, Marci Lash (Robert) of Alexandria, VA, James Scott DeRupa (Terrie) of Trenton, MI, Beth Chartrand (Tim) of Knightdale, sister, Sandi Klink of Wernersville, PA, grandchildren, Kelsey & Abby Raver, James D. DeRupa (Kira), Brittany DeRupa, Cade & Kale Chartrand, as well as numerous other beloved family members.
In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society.
Memorial funeral service 4 pm, Tuesday, Grace Lutheran Church, 5010 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh, NC with visitation from 3-4pm, prior to the service.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com
We are deeply saddened by this news . Carol was a wonderful friend , and will be greatly missed . Our sincere condolences to all her family and friends .
Sending much love and hugs to the family. May you find peace and comfort in each other during this difficult time. Carol was a wonderful aunt and the life of the party – I will forever miss her laugh and genuine interest in everyone.