Colette “Charlie” Tripp

Mrs. Tripp, 74, of Eatontown, died Jan. 17, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Howell. She was born and raised on the Jersey Shore and moved to Eatontown in the early 1970s. She was employed as a bartender at Pine Tree Tavern in Eatontown. Mrs. Tripp was predeceased by her first husband, Robert Murray; and a sister, Loretta Borman. Surviving are her husband, Kennith Tripp; her only daughter, Denise Walling, and her husband, James, of Howell; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a stepdaughter, Kimberly Tripp and her family; four brothers; and two sisters. A memorial gathering was held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, Freehold Township. Cremation was private.