RUPPERT, Rudolf “Rudy“ - Our strong beloved Rudy, passed away peacefully with us at home on July 15, 2006 at the age of 65. Husband of Darlene Dumas and father of April Dumas. Predeceased by his parents from Germany. Loving brother of Walter Ruppert of Germany. Predeceased by his brother Herbert Ruppert. Dearest friend of Helmut Wilczek (wife Ireana) of St Catherines. Sister-in-law Clairisse Palmaro (husband Robert). Brother-in-law Maurice Dumas (wife Jackie predeceased). Sister-in-law Bernice Laporte (husband Bernie). Brother-in-law Raymond Dumas (wife Janet). Brother-in-law Nelson Dumas (predeceased) all of Sudbury. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Will be missed by fellow colleagues of INCO, and all who knew him. Private family service will be held at the CO-OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 222 Lasalle Blvd., East (at Notre- Dame), Sudbury. Donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated.