Tristan Drew Griffith Lippmann passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at the age of 19. She was a graduate of Trinity Catholic High School in Stamford, CT, Class of 2014, where she was a member of the varsity volleyball team. Tristan spent her last days doing what she loved: spending time on the beach, working with animals, and laughing with friends and family.
Tristan is survived by her parents, Craig and Kim Lippmann and sister, Sydney, of Fernandina Beach, FL; grandparents Elbert and Barbara Griffith of Knoxville, TN; grandparents Bob and Barb Lippmann of Bluffton, SC; uncle Michael Griffith, of Rockwood, TN; uncle Doug Lippmann of Baltimore, MD; and aunt and uncle Rob and Star Lippmann, and cousin Abbey, of Coatesville, PA. She was predeceased by grandmother Barbara Lippmann of Lansdale, PA. Her infectious smile, free spirit and unconditional kindness will also be missed by many other friends and family across the country, including California, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Florida and especially in her beloved Connecticut .
A memorial service will be held Friday, November 27, 2015, 6pm at Weaver Funeral Home in Knoxville, TN. In lieu of flowers, you may go to any Wells Fargo location with a check made out to the Tristan Lippmann Donation Fund, a scholarship program to help send youth with a financial need to college. A memorial service will also be held at a later date in Stamford, CT.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.