Obituary: Michael Dewey Paripovich
Paripovich was 71 when he died from cancer on Mar. 3.
Michael Dewey Paripovich, age 71, of Buffalo passed away peacefullysurrounded by family on March 3. He courageously faced cancer with grace and dignity.
Married to wife, Darla, they lived their marriage vows, in sickness and in health for 51 years to the day. Loved by his five children and nine grandchildren, he modeled integrity and Christian living. His many interests throughout his life included photography, sailing, wind surfing, traveling, bicycling, reading and writing. He was a published author and lifelong scholar. His most recent and long-lasting passion was his Arabian horses.
Preceded in death by daughter, Stephanie, parents Dewey and Frances Paripovich, brother Dewey Paripovich and his beloved dog, Jubilation. Survived by wife, Darla, son Chris, daughters Michelle (Kevin) Thompson, Katie (Tanner) Niemeyer, Sarah Paripovich and nine grandchildren.
Information provided by The Peterson Chapel.