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Obituary: Dorothy Tripp

Obituary: Dorothy Tripp

July 25th, 2010 in Obituaries

Dorothy Tripp, 84, of Springfield, Va., formerly of Jefferson City, died Saturday, July 3, 2010, in Arlington, Va. On June 1, 1946 she was united in marriage to Lt. Commander Glenn E. Tripp. She is survived by four children: Linda M. Benedict, Fairfax, Va., Evelyn A. Carroll, Dumfries, Va., Barbara J. McCleary, Coatesville, Penn., and Richard E. Tripp, Centerville, Va.; siblings: Edger Rackers and Lorine Holiday of Jefferson City and Margaret Fishburn of Cincinnati, Ohio; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents: Ben and Anna Rackers; her daughter: Nancy Louise Tripp; her husband: Lt. Commander Glenn E. Tripp United States Navy, Retired. A graveside service will be held August 31, at 2 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va. Funeral Mass will be at the Church of Nativity in Burke, Va. Donations are suggested to Parkinson's Foundation of the Nations Capital Area, 8300 Greensboro Dr. #800, McLean, Va., or Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter, P.O. Box 549, Fairfax, Va. 22038-0549.