Stephen Salvatore Trippy
April 14, 2016
Salvatore (Stephen) Trippy passed away on March 9th 2013 in Seattle at the age of 70. He was born in Seattle March 16th 1942, the beloved son of Salvatore and Mary Trippy. He attended Our Lady of Mount Virgin grade school and Seattle Prep, completing his education at Seattle University. Steve then worked in real estate and with his father in the fur industry. In his 20's Steve entered into the Dominican Community, and was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in Seattle. He took the name of Stephen, and ministered in Tacoma and Sedro Woolley, impacting the lives of everyone he touched. He retired early, suffering from emphysema for many years.
Steve was the consummate cook and ultimate host, opening his home and himself to anyone who crossed his path. His celebration of life will truly be missed, Heaven shines a little brighter now that he has walked through those gates.
Steve is survived by his sister Marguerite and her husband Wally, his niece Theresa, and nephew Walter and his wife Lisa. Rosary will be held at Columbia Funeral Home in Seattle on Thursday, March 21st at 7 PM, celebration of Steve's life will be held the following Saturday at 11 AM at St Brendan's Catholic Church, 10100, NE 192nd St, Bothell, Washington. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Medic One.