Richard S. Stripp

Born: Fri., Feb. 28, 1958
Died: Sun., Dec. 15, 2019


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 20, 2019
Location: Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
Location: Trinity Episcopal Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 21, 2019
Location: Trinity Episcopal Church

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   Richard S. Stripp, 61, of Jersey Shore, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

   Born February 28, 1958 in Pittsburgh, he was the son to Bernard Stripp and the former Shirley Gower, of Williamsport.

   Richard was an outdoors man and an avid NASCAR fan, especially Dale Earnhardt. He had worked at Equip Co. in Pittsburgh. For many years he was a volunteer at the Independent Hose Company No. 1 and also volunteered his time as a Little League Coach in Jersey Shore. He was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Jersey Shore.

   Surviving in addition to his parents are his wife, the former Cathy L. Kline, they were united in marriage on September 18, 1976 in the Grace Lutheran Church in Jersey Shore; a daughter, Stephanie Stripp (Scott Grow) of Jersey Shore; a son, Scott A. (Angie) Stripp of Jersey Shore; a sister, Lori (Dennis) Paulhamus of Jersey Shore; three grandchildren, Lee, Cru and Scott; and several nieces and nephews.

   A time of visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Friday evening, December 20, 2019 at Frederick B.Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore and from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday morning, December 21, 2019 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 174 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Jersey Shore. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Trinity Episcopal Church. The Rev. Lee Kline and the Rev. Veronica Donohue Chappell will officiate.

   He will be laid to rest at the convenience of the family.

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Ashley Packer
   Posted Thu December 19, 2019
Cathy and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I wish I could have done more, he was truly a sweet man with a huge heart. Hoping the great memories bring comfort during this difficult time. - Ashley P.

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