Andrew H. "Andy" Tripp, 53, of Mason Street, Morrisonville, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at his home under the loving care of his family and Hospice of the North Country.
He was born in Plattsburgh on September 15, 1964, the son of Herbert and Irene (LaPoint) Tripp.
Andy was employed by Ashline Farms on and off for 40 years. In his spare time, he loved to fish at his camp in Loon Lake, as well as cut wood and garden. Andy also liked to tinker with he called "junk". Although he was jokester, Andy was quick to lend and hand to anyone in need, and loved his family and friends dearly.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Amanda (Connors) Tripp; son, Christopher Tripp; step son, Austin Taylor; sister-in-law, Christine Nugent; brother-in-law, Chad Nugent, and their son, Kenneth Cell. He will also be missed by his three feline friends and three canine friends.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Tammy and Tina; and a son, Andrew John Tripp.
Relatives and friends are invited to call on Saturday, January 27, 2018, from 3:30 to 5:30 PM, at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Funeral Service will be held in the Hamilton Funeral Home Chapel at 5:30 PM with the Rev. William G. Reamer officiating. Military Honors will follow. Entombment will be private in the spring.
Andy would like for anyone wishing to make donations in his memory, or in lieu of flowers, to please make them to his family payable to Amanda Tripp.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Jan Duus and his staff and nurses of the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center, Dr. Thomas Gavin of Plattsburgh Medical Care, and Hospice of the North Country for their sevice and tender care.
Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.