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Evelyn K. “Kay” Lapaglia
Kay Lapaglia, 65, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 16, 2007, at her home.
Kay was born June 16, 1941, in Sioux City, Iowa to Otto and Lena Allen. Kay worked for many years at Keller Dental Labs. Kay was employed at the Independence Price Chopper before her retirement. Kay is survived by her son, Dennis M. Lapaglia and grandson, Darick M. Lapaglia of Blue Springs, and daughter, Denise M. Lapaglia of San Diego, and sister Phyllis J. Holloway and her husband Ray Holloway of Independence. Kay was also a second mother to Frankie Guillen and her family of Imperial Beach, CA. Kay was a loving mother and sister and especially proud grandmother. Those who knew Kay will always remember her great sense of humor, quick wit, and unconditional friendship. A celebration of life will be held at 2 P.M. Sunday, January 21, at the Heritage House in the Big Room, 660 N. Spring St., Independence. The family wishes to thank the wonderful people of the Kansas City Cancer Center and the Groves Community Hospice for their help and support. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Groves Community Hospice, 1500 W. Truman Rd., Independence, MO. 64050 and/or Cancer Action (www.canceractionkc.org), 4010 S. Lynn Court, Independence, MO. 64050.