TRIPP: Irving Tripp, 92, of Edison, New Jersey, and Boynton Beach, Florida, passed away on Jan. 9, 2020, at home surrounded by his family. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, of 65 years with whom he traveled the world; his daughter, Karen (Jack) Friedman of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; his son, Steven (Ellen) Tripp, of Westfield; his grandchildren: Hillary Friedman and Max (Maggie) Friedman of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Tovah (Will) Rafelson and Charlie Tripp; and his great-grandchildren, Michael and Samara. Irving was predeceased by his parents, Benjamin and Anna Tripp and his sisters, Trudy Tripp and Martha Whitman. A veteran of the Korean War, president of Charles Smith Real Estate Agency, chairman of JFK Medical Center in Edison, chairman of the Draft Board Middlesex County, president of Middlesex County Multiple Listing System, chairman of the Highland Park branch of Edison Bank, and original board member of the JCC of Edison, NJ; Irv loved opera, Broadway musicals and all music. The family received mourners in Westfield, New Jersey on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. Funeral services were officiated by Rabbi Bennett Miller at Flynn and Son Funeral Home, Fords, NJ and Interment in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, NJ. Contributions in Irv’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice.