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Kathryn Shope,


 Kathryn Mae (Tripp) Shope, 76, of Elizabethville, entered into eternal rest on November 18, 2016. 

 She was born on February 26, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Otis E. and Kathryn L. (Myers) Tripp. 

Kathryn was a nurse’s aid for the Odd Fellows Home for many years. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse W. Shope in February of 2009.

She is survived by her three daughters, Donna, Diane, and Lizzy; a brother, Eugene Tripp; and a sister, Paulie Tripp.

Memorial services and burial will be at the convenience of the family.

The family has entrusted the care of the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown to handle the funeral arrangements. 

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