Holly Tipple

BELLEFONTAINE - Holly Tipple, age 49, of Bellefontaine, passed away Monday afternoon, January 15, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, after complications from pneumonia.

Holly was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio on November 14, 1968 to Lena (Corwin) Coleman and the late George A. Coleman. Holly attended the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bellefontaine. She was a 1987 Bellefontaine High School graduate. Holly then graduated from The Ohio State University in 1990 and earned her master's degree in 1995 from Wright State University. Holly taught Spanish and English in the Jackson Center Schools for 28 years. Teaching was her passion. Holly was extremely respected and an award-winning teacher. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed Harry Potter books. Holly loved her cats and being around her niece and nephews.

Holly is survived by her husband, Bill Tipple, whom she married on July 31, 2004 in St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bellefontaine. She is also survived by her mother, Lena Coleman of Bellefontaine; brother Scott (Audreau) Coleman of Zanesfield; nephews & niece, Utah, Montana, and Nevada Coleman; mother and father-in-law, Bill and Marilyn Tipple of LaGrange, Ohio; special friends, Debbi Tussing and Cathy Tenney; and all her current and former students.

Friends may call at the EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, Bellefontaine, on Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 3 to 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 19th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 316 E. Patterson Ave., Bellefontaine, with Father Shawn Landenwitch officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Jackson Center High School Spanish Club, 204 Linden Street, Jackson Center, Ohio 45334 or St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 316 E. Patterson Ave., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.

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Published in Weekly Currents from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2018
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