Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Michael Joseph Repp, Sr.
Michael Joseph Repp Sr., 82, of Somers, NY, formerly of Katonah, NY, passed away Wednesday October 6th, 2021, at Northern Westchester Hospital. Michael was born on May 15th, 1939, in Cornwall, NY, to the late Michael and Irene Repp. He was raised in Katonah, NY, attended Saint Mary’s School, and was a member of the first graduating class from John Jay High School. He was a graduate of Western Connecticut State University, where he achieved Hall of Fame basketball status.
His love for education and athletics led him back to his alma mater where he spent 32 years teaching, coaching, mentoring, and making lasting contributions to the lives of John Jay students over the decades. No one who met him forgot his passion for teaching and coaching. A fixture in the community, Michael served for 62 years in the Katonah Fire Department where he held nearly every position in the fire department and served as a chief from 1980-1986. Michael’s legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone who passed through his life.
Michael was the beloved husband of Corinne (Sullivan), father of Michael (Tammy) of Somers, NY, Christopher (Gloria) of Katonah, NY, Stephanie Dellacamera (Chris) of Stormville, NY, and Jennifer Sweeney (Patrick) of New York, NY. He was a devoted grandfather to Kylie, Christopher, Sarah, Sam, Shane, Jacquelynn, Amber, Kelly, and Tabitha. Michael is also survived by his sister-in-law Barbara Repp and his brother-in-law Mark Sullivan, along with many loved nieces and nephews. Michael was predeceased by his parents, his brother Gregory, daughter Cheryl Ann, and sister-in-law Ann.
Michael’s family will receive friends on Sunday, October 10th from 3:00-7:00pm at Clark Associates Funeral Home, 4 Woods Bridge Road, Katonah, NY. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, October 11th at 10:00 am at St. Joseph's RC Church, 95 Plum Brook Road, Somers, NY. Interment will follow at Ivandell Cemetery, Route 202, Somers, NY.
Memorial donations can be made to The Katonah Fire Department, 65 Bedford Road, Katonah, NY 10536 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org.