Rodney R. Rupert, 70, of New Tripoli, passed away Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest. He was the husband of Beverly J. (Miller) Rupert, whom he married on June 17, 1972. Born in Northampton on November 25, 1950, he was the son of the late Kenneth and Shirley (Wanamaker) Green. Rodney worked as a forklift operator for many years for Osram Sylvania. Prior to that, he worked for Rickert & Colston Paint Mill.
In addition to his wife Beverly, he is survived by daughters: Rosetta and husband Richard Strohl of Lansford, Kelly Barthol of FL, Clara and husband Brian Murch of Mountville; grandchildren: Brittany and husband John Klingle, Michael Strohl, Sabra Barthol, Rodney Murch, Allan Murch; great-grandchild: Skylar Klingle; sisters: Carol and husband Randy Haydt, Myrle and husband David Pugh; brother: Stephen Rupert and wife Patti; Sister-in-law: Rosemarie Rupert. He was predeceased by a brother Clinton Rupert. Services will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being handled by Harding Funeral Home, Slatington.
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