Eileen Mary Tripple
July 21, 1922-October 3, 2012
Predeceased by her husband William Tripple in 1967, her daugter Penny in 2011 and step children Bill and Annabelle. Survived by her children; Alan(MaryLou), Pat(Barry), Eileen, Jack(Leeann), Tom(Susan) and Terry, step children Carl(Kyrene), and Dick(Sheila), grandchildren; Brian, Derrick(Michelle), Candice(Jeff), Billy (Marlene), Alan Jr. Mike, Nick(Tracy), Alex, Wayne and Brandon, great-grandchildren; Ezra, Maiah, Camren, Liam and Tyler, brother Burnell Ells, niece Della and nephew Dale.
Eileen was born in Ogema, Saskatchewan and lived in Campbell River since 1963. Eileen passed away peachfully at the age of 90 on October 3 at the Campbell River Hospital. Eileen was one of the strongest women ever known. Eileen raised her 7 children alone after her beloved husband passed away suddenly when the family was young. Her strength and courage amazed everyone who knew her after she lost both her legs for health reasons almost 20 years ago.
SHE IS OUR INSPIRATION
Private family arrangements will be held.
Elk Falls Crematorium
Island Funeral Services