was born in Erie, PA to Nancy and the late Roger Strayer.
She graduated from Mercyhurst Preparatory School, Erie, PA and attended The Pennsylvania State University where she was a sister of the Theta Phi Alpha sorority. She married David in 1968 and moved with him to Ohio.
She was an active volunteer with many organizations including the Lake County Girl Scout Council, training leaders with outdoor skills and song workshops, as well as a leader for the Kirtland troops for many years. She also volunteered at the Kirtland Library, Kirtland Garden Club, coaching youth soccer for the Kirtland teams, as well as, at Old South Church where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed helping others, gardening, and spending time with her family including the 3 dogs and 4 cats.
Maurine is the loving wife of the late David E. Ripple, Ph.D.; beloved mother of Carl Ripple of Kirtland, OH: and Gretchen Ripple of Mentor, OH; sister of Guy Strayer, of Erie, PA and Martha Russel of Toronto, Canada.
A Memorial will be held Saturday, May 18th, 2019 from 2-4 PM at Mooreland Mansion, 7800 Clocktower Drive in Kirtland.
The family is grateful for condolences but declines flowers. Donations can be made in Maurine’s honor, to the Lake Metroparks or the Holden Arboretum.
Arrangement have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services, 38001 Euclid Ave., Willoughby.