Leominster- Nancy J. Tripp,84, passed away on October 12, 2022, at the Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Gardner, MA.
She was born January 14, 1938 to the late Obed and Anna Tripp, and grew up in South Grafton, attending Fisherville and Grafton schools.
Nancy lived most of her adult life in Fitchburg, but was a resident at Manor On The Hill in Leominster for the past 5 years.
She worked hard all her life, doing office and clerical work, and retired from Digital Manufacturing after many years of employment.
Nancy loved the ocean and walking the beaches in Wells and Ogunquit, ME. She was very artistic, teaching herself to draw and paint. She enjoyed making one-of-a-kind lamps, many with matching homemade shades, to give to family and friends.
She is survived by her sisters Judy Nixon and her husband Herb of Bristol, ME and Linda Nager of Mashpee, MA; nephews and nieces Walter Tripp, Mark Tripp and Becky Tripp of MI and Holly Ann Larry of Texas; several cousins and great-nephews and nieces.
She was predeceased by her parents, her brothers Tom Tripp and Danny Tripp, and her close friend Rose Richard, with whom she shared a home.
A graveside service will be held at a later date at the Fairview Cemetery in South Grafton, MA.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favorite charity or local organization.
Mack Family Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA has been entrusted with Nancy's care.
To leave an online condolence, please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor, and Douglas M. Stone, Funeral Directors.