Paul J. Tripp
Paul J. Tripp, 80, of Pleasant Dr., Port Allegany, PA, passed away Saturday (Feb. 11, 2017) in the Bradford Regional Medical Center.
Born December 30, 1936, in Port Allegany, he was a son of Albert E. and Florence Sherwood Tripp. On June 26, 1958, in Belfast, NY, he married Deloris E. Stocking, who died Mar. 1, 2005.
|US Air Force Veteran|
He was a veteran having served with the US Air Force.
Mr. Tripp had worked for Pierce Glass Co. and Pittsburgh Corning Co. both of Port Allegany, and most recently with Dresser Manufacturing of Bradford, where he retired after 30 year of service, in 2002.
He was a member of the former the Evangelical United Methodist Church of Port Allegany, American Legion, Post 258, Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 460, both of Port Allegany, and was a member of the Winchester Express Family Band.
Surviving are three sons, Stephen P. (Renee) Tripp of Valparaiso, IN, Rodger E. (Lana) Tripp and Jeffrey W. (Wendy) Tripp both of Eldred; two daughters, Cindy S. (Frank) Heslop of Poland, OH, Lorrie A. (Jesse Wright) Achar of Bradford; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Deloris, and a baby sister, Helen Tripp.
Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 16, 2017) with Rev. Ernest Perry, pastor of the United Methodist Church of Eldred, officiating. Burial will be in Grimes Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the Port Area Ambulance Association or Potter County VNA.
Condolences can be made to:
Rodger E. Tripp
53 McCrea Brook
Eldred, PA 16731