Carolyn Sue Tripp

June 05, 1929 ‒ October 08, 2016

Marion, Ohio
Formerly of Marengo, Ohio

Carolyn Sue Tripp passed away on October 8, 2016.  She died of natural causes having been a victim of dementia for over 5 years.

Sue was born on June 5, 1929 in Bowling Green Ohio to Lyle and Dorothy (Householder) McGuire.  Sue graduated from Bowling Green High school in 1947. She was artistic, crafty and a great seamstress. She was primarily a homemaker, but held a number of part time positions through the years, including a town council position in Marengo, Ohio. She read books almost continuously and could talk on most subjects. She had strong opinions and could and would answer most questions immediately. She was usually correct in her opinions and would tell you so.  She was always quick witted and enjoyed a good joke.

In 1949, while living and working in Columbus she met Jay Tripp and they married on March 25th, 1950. The same year they bought a 5 acre farm in Marengo, Ohio and set up housekeeping. They raised 3 children: Danial (Candy) of Marion, DeEtte (Mel Costas) of Marion and Mike (Mary) of Marion; whom all survive her.  She also has 4 grandchildren and their families as survivors.

Sue was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brother, Robert McGuire; and her daughter in law, Jan.

As per her there will be no services.

If so desired memorial contributions can be sent to Dementia Foundation of America in memory of Carolyn Sue Tripp.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the Staff at Kingston Memory Care and Marion Manor both for their devoted service in her care over the last 5 years.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to have been chosen to serve Sue’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • So sorry for the loss of your mom. Sue was a very nice lady and I have lots of great memories of her. Her and mom used to visit and have coffee together. I am really glad we all grew up as family on our street too. We all have some great memories.
    I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Karen

  • I’m sorry to hear of your loss. There are just never enough words, my thoughts are with you.

  • Dan,
    So sorry to learn of your mother’s passing.

    Former classmates,
    Jim and Diana (Smith) Keyes

  • Dan, DeEtte, and Mike, I’m praying for all of you in this difficult time and remembering the many times we shared together as kids with your family. Both your Dad and Mom were special to our family. Going to “Jay and Sue’s” was better than going on vacation to Lake Erie! Everytime mom said we were going to the farm, it was like she said, “Tomorrow is Christmas!” I especially remember your mom’s sense of humor. It took me a little time to get used to it, but taught me a little bit more about how to enjoy life when everything wasn’t perfect. May God bless you all with His special love and comfort! Love from all of us! Harold

  • Sorry to read of your mothers’ passing,
    you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Mike & Ann Russell

  • So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Your Mom is at peace now.

  • DeEtte,Dan,& Mike,I’m So Sorry For the Loss of Your Mother!!I’m Sending My Sincerest Sympathies to All of You, and Your Families!!I Remember Your Mother Well From Years Ago!!She Had Such a Larger Than Life Personality….Always Smiling,Laughing,and Talkative!! I Always Felt Extremely Comfortable in Her Presence as She Was So Acccepting of People;Not Judgemental!!She Always Spoke So Highly of You,Her Children,and What Really Struck Me Was the Fact That No Matter What Her Children Was Interested in She Was a Great Support System!! It is No Small Wonder That You Were All So Confident,and Well Adjusted,Because You Were All So Loved By Her!!What Great Memories That You Can Go Back to In Your Minds,and Hearts!!Cherish Them For They Are Precious!!R.I.P. Carolyn!!

    • DeEtte,and family, very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. It’s a tremendous loss. DeEtte, I’ll be praying for you and your family in this time of need. Heart felt condolences being sent to you. I love you DeEtte.

  • Sorry for loss of your mother went you all work for me I rember how much love you had for each other. May god be with your family

  • We look forward to seeing our loved ones again because of the Bible’s promise at Acts 24:15 “And I have hope toward God, which I hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous. “

  • Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, she was a great friend to my Mom. I remember going to your house all the time and also baby sitting so your Mom and Dad could go out.