Tamra Lynn's Story
Tamra Lynn H. Lippitt
The light which shines in the eye
is really the light of the heart.
The light which fills the heart
is the light of God.
Tamra Lynn H. Lippitt was born Aug. 8, 1985, in Binghamton, and died peacefully early Thursday morning, Aug. 19, 2010.
Tamra grew up in Cooperstown and Fly Creek with her parents, Tracey and Craig Lippitt, and brother, Wesley, and attended Cooperstown schools.
She was employed at Springbrook at various locations, where she enjoyed working with the residents and her people skills really shone. Recently she was employed at Doubleday Cafe in Cooperstown.
Tamra was a free spirit who loved music, adventures, travel, and especially being at the beach and ocean.
She was also an avid animal lover and found much companionship and comfort in caring for her pets. Her aim was to live life to its fullest, and she will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Tamra is survived by her parents, Tracey and Craig Lippitt, and brother, Wesley, of Fly Creek.
She had relatives on the West Coast, including a grandfather, Charles Ulrich; grandmother, Adele Lippitt; aunts, Nancy Lippitt, Bonnie Lippitt, and Laurie Lippitt; uncles, David Ulrich, Paul Ulrich; and many cousins, including Marie Mendez Nuenez Lippitt and Anika West.
In the East, she is survived by an aunt, Joan Ulrich; and an uncle, John Ulrich; and an aunt, Martina Tietje; cousins, Kourtney Hodecker, Gayelan Ulrich and Austin Becker.
She is also survived by the Harkenreader family of Otego and Oneonta; and her dear friends, Ashley Renwick and Pam Gallo.
Friends paid their respects to Tamra’s family at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 21, 2010.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Tamra’s life took place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010, at the Fly Creek United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Thomas E. Pullyblank, pastor, officiating.
As an alternative to flowers, Tamra’s family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Arrangements were under the guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.
Published on  August 26, 2010