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1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
RIPLEY, Barbara "Lee" "Honey" 93, formerly of Wellesley, MA, died August 31, 2016 at St. Andrews Village in Boothbay Harbor, ME. Lee was born December 13, 1922 in Cambridge, MA to Harold and Gladys (Semons) Leland. She graduated from Belmont High School in the Class of 1941. She attended Cushing Academy in 1942 and graduated from Katherine Gibbs Secretarial School in Boston in 1943. She worked as a secretary on the years at Taylor, Granson, Perin of Boston, American Red Cross in Washington, D.C., Harvard College, and at Wellesley Middle School in the Media Department. She was a member of the Wellesley Congregational Church. Lee enjoyed needlework, and spending time with her grandchildren. Lee and her family have been part of the Ocean Point Community in East Boothbay, Maine for over 40 years. Lee was the wedding coordinator for the Wilson Memorial Chapel at Ocean Point for many years. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond H. Ripley,Jr. who died August 8, 2013. Lee is survived by her sons, Leland G. Ripley of WA, David L. Ripley and his wife Pamela of Porter,TX, Peter B. Ripley and his wife Mary of East Boothbay, ME. Five grandchildren, Christian D. Ripley of Seattle,WA, Scott B. Ripley of St. Petersburg, FL, Nicholas M. Ripley of East Bootbay, ME, Amanda R. Ripley of Norristown, PA, Victoria D. Ripley of Windham. A private family burial service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Boothbay, ME. A Memorial Service to celebrate Lee's life will be announced in the Spring of 2017. Contributions in Lee's memory may be made to Wilson Memorial Chapel, c/o Alan Johnson, P.O. Box 291, East Boothbay, ME 04544. You can share condolences at

www.hallfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall's of Boothbay, 975 Wiscasset Road, BOOTHBAY, MAINE
Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 3, 2016
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