Dorothy A. Rippeon
01/10/1926 - 05/08/2020

Dorothy A. Rippeon, 94, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Hanover Hall Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Charles Rippeon to whom she was married 32 years. Born January 10, 1926, in York, she was the daughter of Earl J. and Minerva (Strausbaugh) Groft. Dorothy was retired as a cook from Alloy Rods in Hanover and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Hanover. She enjoyed playing Bingo, playing cards and especially spending time with her family and friends. Surviving is her daughter, Lisa Bowers and husband Dwayne of New Oxford and a daughter-in-law, Hope Strausbaugh of Hanover; six grandchildren, Kim Coldsmith and husband Mike, Scott Strausbaugh and wife Kristine, Troy Strausbaugh and wife Tara, Kelly McMaster and husband Jake, Dwayne Bowers Jr. and wife Kerri and Sara Hemphing and husband Andy; fifteen great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; two brothers, Frederick Groft of MD and Burnell Groft of Hanover. She was preceded in death by a son James Strausbaugh and two brothers, Earl Groft and Richard Groft. A graveside Service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Rest Haven Cemetery, Hanover. Contributions in memory of Dorothy may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.



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Posted at:05/09/2020 4:04 pm
Dianne Hardesty
May she forever rest in peace.

Posted at:05/09/2020 4:04 pm
Nancy Brown
We are so sorry for your loss,cherish all the memories of and with your mom. Love you Dave and Nancy

Posted at:05/09/2020 5:05 pm
Patti Cook
Deepest sympathy. No matter how much time we get, it is never enough. We are here for you always. Ron and Patti Cook Brad and Pat Wolfe

Posted at:05/10/2020 10:10 am
Dot Clapper
She will be greatly missed. She was one of my dearest friends. So sorry of your loss.❤

Posted at:05/10/2020 11:11 am
Dot Clapper
She will be greatly missed. She was one of my dearest friends. So sorry of your loss.

Posted at:05/10/2020 12:12 pm
RAY MILLHIMES
TO GROFT,FAMILY// FRED,BURNELL ,FAMILY,, SORRY TO READ ABOUT THE YOUR LOSS OF YOUR SISTER, REMEMBER HER AT THE DANCES,LISTENING TO MUSIC,AND SINGING, I NEW JIMMY ,SCOTT,REAL WELL FROM THE YM, GOD BLESS YOU,, ALL IN MY PRAYERS,RAY

Posted at:05/10/2020 4:04 pm
Cindy
Lisa, I am so sorry for your loss. May memories of your mother fill your heart.

Posted at:05/10/2020 6:06 pm
Lori &Dave Athman
Lisa & Dwayne Our deepest condolences for the loss of your Mother May she Rest In Peace

 
 
 
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