Margaret “Tori” Tripp, 69, Harrisville

HARRISVILLE, NY – Margaret Victoria “Tori” Tripp, 69, died late Monday afternoon, July 22, 2019, at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Utica.

Tori was born May 29, 1950, in New Waterford on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the daughter of the late Carson and Margaret C. (Grace) MacLellan.

Margaret Victoria married Timothy A. Tripp on June 28, 2008, in Carthage, with Mary M. DeHart Justice of the Peace officiating. The couple made their home in the town of Diana.

She loved camping, fishing, rummage sales, and loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Timothy A., her children, Curt (Claudette) Mackenzie of Paradise, Newfoundland; Bruce (Renee) Mackenzie of New Waterford, Nova Scotia, her grandchildren, Ethan, Hayley, Ally, Katelyn, Kyle, and Courtney, her step children, Bobbie Jo (Greg) Guyette and Curt (Charity) Tripp all of Carthage, step grandchildren, Dustin, Hunter, Dakota, Dylan, and Devin, step great-grandchildren, Colton and Brayden, her siblings, Kay Prior, Ann Lacey, John MacLellan, Buddy MacLellan, Billy MacLellan and Ellen Blundon, several nieces and nephews.

Per Tori’s wishes she is to be cremated with a private family service.

Memorials in her name may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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