After a long courageous battle, Norm passed peacefully at home, with family by his side on Monday, April 15, 2019, of Centralia at the age of 85. Cherished husband of Kay (Cote) Tripp for 39 years. Loving father of Gary Tripp of Hamilton, Daryl Tripp and Dianne Faubert of Crediton, Leanna and Alan Merner of Damascus, Collin and Angie Tripp of Crediton, and Kevin and Liza Tripp of Whitby. Loving step father of Stephen and Julia McIntyre of Lucan, and Diane McIntyre of London. Dear father-in-law of Tony Porciello Sr. of Mississauga. Adored grandpa of Jessica and Bruce Benson; Reed, Anna, Hayden; Tim, Craig; Kerrie-Lynn; Selina and Mars Wyrebek, and Tony Jr. and Stacey Porciello; Alexandria, and Stephanie; Dilan, and Mason; Sarah, and Justin; Linkin, and Denver. Great grandfather of Lyra, Taylor, Baden, Suzie, and Samantha. Dear brother-in-law of Marie Tripp of British Columbia, Fran and Len Davis of Florida, Eleanor Paige of South Bolton, Quebec, Nelson and Margaret Cote, Reg and Connie Cote, Ernest and Katrina Cote, and Mike and Kelly Cote all of Mansonville, Quebec. Norm will be missed by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Predeceased by his parents Harold and Iverna Tripp, daughter Velda Porciello, sister Bernice Ford and her husband Bill, brother Bob Tripp, sister-in-law Phyllis Tripp, and nephew Steven Tripp.
Visitation will be held at Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, EXETER on Wednesday from 5-8 PM, where the memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 18th at 11 AM. Cremation with interment Crediton Cemetery.
For those who wish, donations to Jessica’s House or South Huron Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.