Denise Carol (Silvis) Rupert, 80, passed away peacefully, early Sunday morning October 17, 2021, at Angel Wings Assisted Living in Vernon, Arizona. She was born to Alice and John Edgar Silvis in Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, November 14, 1940. She graduated from Vandergrift High School in 1958. Denise lived life on Kepple Hill/Vandergrift, Pa, Apollo, Pa, moved to Fountain Hills, Az in 1973, Mesa, Az in 1987, & the White Mountains of Arizona in 2013.
Denise was preceded in death by husband, Arthur C. Rupert, Jr.; parents, Alice & John Edgar Silvis; & brother, J. Edgar (Eddie) Silvis.
Denise is survived by 2 daughters, Dawn Young ( Mike) ,Lakeside, Az; Denene Jacobs ( Chuck), Mesa, Az . 4 grandchildren, Chas Jacobs(Kristin), Kaley Fallbeck (Sean), Hallie Young, Benjamin Young. 2 sisters, Karen Massetto(Peter), Pa, SueAnn Ednie (Merritt), Md. ; 1 brother, Wayne Silvis, Pa.
Denise was blessed to have wonderful lifetime friends in PA and AZ. She enjoyed the beach (especially Topsail, NC, Rehoboth, Bethany and Dewey, DE). She loved good food, laughter, enjoying her grandchildren and spoiling her dogs.
Denise loved Jesus and now gets to see Him face to face.
Thank you to Angel Wings Assisted Living and Hospice Compassus for helping us care for our mom.
Celebration of Denise’s Life at a later date to be determined.
For by grace you have been saved through faith, & that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. Ephesians 2:8-9
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Denise’s name to:
Living Hope Centers – 1901 E. Deuce of Clubs Show Low, Az 85901/livinghopecenters.org/give