Denise B. Rapalje, age 65, of East Aurora, died Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, NY. Mrs. Rapalje was born October 1, 1952 in Springville, NY. She is the daughter of the late Ralph Wilson and the late Jessie (Milks) Beach. She married Charles W. Rapalje.
Beloved wife of Charles Rapalje; loving sister of Dr. David (Betsy) Beach, Nanette (Rick) Lally, Ladd (Peg) Beach and Martha (Thom) Fluent; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Denise was a devoted host Mom to many foreign exchange students over the years.
The funeral will be held 11:00 am on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at Wesleyan Church of Orchard Park, 7295 Ellicott Road, Orchard Park, NY. Burial will be in Griffins Mills Cemetery.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, May 2 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm at F. E. Brown Sons Funeral Home, Inc., 6575 East Quaker Street, Orchard Park, NY.