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Tressa (Folkens) Roupe

May 13, 1922 ~ April 26, 2017 (age 94)

The Piano Brothers

Tressa Roupe, 94, of Washington, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Presbyterian Senior Care, Washington.

She was born May 13, 1922, in Canonsburg, a daughter of Fred and Jennie Dykstra Folkens.

Mrs. Roupe was part of the Crossroads Homemakers club and volunteered with the Washington Hospital Auxiliary.

On May 21, 1938, she married Everett Roupe, who died September 3, 1993.

Surviving are: two daughters, Gloria A. Armstrong (David) of Chapin, SC and Sandra K. Dorsey (Edward) of Claysville; a son, Henry A. Roupe of Nellysford, VA; three grandchildren, Jeffrey Armstrong, Brian Roupe and Eric Roupe; a brother, Thomas Folkens of Florence, KY; and many nieces and nephews.

Deceased are: three sisters, Catherine Engle, Florence Colteryahn, Jenny Lancaster; and three brothers, Boyd, Joseph and Fred Folkens.

All services are private and have been entrusted to McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342, 724-745-2350.

Memorial donations can be made to Presbyterian Senior Care, 835 South Main St., Washington, PA 15301.


 Service Information

Private Services

McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342


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