Susan Jean Young Tripp


Susan Jean Young Tripp, 67, of Trenton, beloved wife and mother, passed peacefully on Aug. 3, 2019, at MDI Hospital. She was born in
Bar Harbor, the daughter of late Morris and Doris Young.

Susan taught at Pemetic Elementary, Westside Nursery and Mount Desert Elementary School. Within her 39 years of teaching and over 600 students, she was entirely devoted to each of them and their families. She spent much of her summer activities improving her teaching methods by taking a variety of classes. She loved her students. She was awarded her Master Teacher certificate in 1991 and was often known as “Mrs. Field Trip.” She also loved traveling with her husband, Bruce. Her children and grandchildren were her ultimate joy.

Susan was often referred to as an angel and was known for her beautiful smile, warm hugs and compassion. Once you entered Susan’s life, you were forever family and loved unconditionally.

She is survived by her beloved husband for 45 years, Bruce Tripp of Trenton, her daughter and son-in-law, Melanie and Travis Mace; daughter and son-in-law, Jennica and Steven Piecuch; grandchildren Samantha, Tysen and Mila; sister-in-law Ruth Young; brother and sister-in-law Peter and Kathryn Young; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Brenda and Bob Kinter; nieces Christine Young and Caresse Hanson; nephews Dale Lawrence and wife, Crystal, Richard Young Sr. and wife, Lisa, Eric Parsons, Steve Young and wife, Channa, David Young Jr., Donn Young, and John Young; grandnephews, Richard Young Jr.; grandnieces Shelby Lawrence and Courtney Lawrence. She was predeceased by her brother, David Young Sr., and sister-in-law Bonnie Tripp.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Mount Desert Elementary School on Aug. 17, 2019, at 4 p.m. Those who desire may make contributions in Susan’s memory to the Susan Tripp Scholarship fund at the First National Bank.

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