1976 Mary 2021

Mary Joppa

October 12, 1976 — August 28, 2021

Mary F. Joppa, age 44, of Duluth, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 28, 2021 at St. Luke's Hospital. Mary was born in Robbinsdale to Roger and Connie (King) Joppa on October 12, 1976. She was a bright soul, loved life, and was a friend to everyone who met her. Mary had a gift of remembering every detail and birthday. She was very prayerful, had great trust in God, and was a faithful adorer at The Holy Innocents Perpetual Adoration Chapel. Mary graduated from Duluth East in 1995. She enjoyed interacting with all of her customers during her years working at Burger King and KFC. Mary loved making homemade cards, planning family parties, playing dominos and cards, chewing gum, catching the bouquet at weddings, watching her favorite TV shows, and her daily chats with her best friend Dawn from Hawaii. Mary battled with health issues her entire life but never complained. She was certainly a trooper! Many thanks to all the doctors, nurses, and medical staff throughout the years. Mary is survived by her parents, siblings; Amy (Tom) Trksak, Fr. Mark Joppa, Paul (Bridget) Joppa, Ann (Michael) Blunt, Kathy (Ed) Dreher and 13 nieces and nephews including her godson, James. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 3, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with Rosary at 9:45 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church, Duluth. Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. with her brother, Fr. Mark Joppa officiating. Private interment will be at Epiphany Cemetery, Coon Rapids. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 218-727-3555, please visit www.dfhduluth.com to sign the online guestbook.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Joppa, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Visitation

Friday, September 3, 2021

9:00 - 11:00am

St. Johns Catholic Church

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Recitation of the Rosary

Friday, September 3, 2021

Starts at 9:45am

St. Johns Catholic Church

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, September 3, 2021

Starts at 11:00am

St. Johns Catholic Church

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree