Dorothy B. Tippery Sterrett

Dorothy B. Tippery Sterrett

Dorothy B. Tippery Sterrett, 95, of Chippewa Twp. went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday April, 28 2016 at the Good Samaritan Hospice in Heritage Valley Beaver.

Mrs. Sterrett was born September 2, 1920 in Brackenridge, PA to the late Harry and Matilda Harper Bash. She was a member of the First Reformed Presbyterian Church in Patterson Twp.. She earned her Bachelor's Degree from Geneva College; and pursued her Master's Degree from the universities of Michigan and Pittsburgh. During WWII she worked for the U S Navy. She taught school in Harbrach, Taretum, Plymouth, Michigan, Allegheny-Clarion High School.  After her retirement she volunteered at McCurdy Mission School in Espanala, N.M.

Mrs. Sterrett is survived by her family; Beth Tabon of Newburgh, NY, Rev. Samuel Sterrett of Chester, IL, Susan Sterrett of Denver, CO and Lori Yatsko of Bella Vista, AR; grandchildren, Tim, Michelle, Caleb, Josh, and Aaron Tabon, Susanna Yatsko and Gwendolyn Sterrett, 3 great grandchildren and  two nephews C L Collingwood of Manchester, VT and William H. Collingwood of Central City, PA.  In the 10 years of their marriage Dorothy brought joy and laughter to the life of Chuck Sterrett.  Dorothy was gifted with the ability to detect the absurd and the ironic as well as the delightful facets of life, communicating her experiences with sharp wit and a twinkle in her eye.

Besides her parents, preceding her in death were husbands; Roy E. Tippery and Charles S. Sterrett; a sister, Myrtle E. Collingwood and one niece Sarah Homola.

Visitation will take place on Friday, May 6. 6:00pm until 8:00pm at the Campbell Chippewa Funeral Home, Inc. 2618 Darlington Road Beaver Falls, PA  15010. Services will be held on Saturday, May 7 at 11:00am in the First Presbyterian Church, 209 Darlington Road, Beaver Falls, PA. Rev. Bruce Backensto will officiate.

 Interment will be private.

 

 

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