John “Rick” and Janice S. Trippier of Delaware are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today.
Rick Trippier and Janice Fathbruckner were married on July 9, 1966 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Delaware by Father Joseph Losh.
They are lifetime residents of Delaware County.
Janice is a 1965 graduate of Olentangy High School and Rick is a 1964 graduate of Buckeye Valley High School.
After their marriage, Rick joined the U.S. Army and was assigned to Fort Sam Houston, Texas, where Janice joined him. Janice was also with Rick for an assignment at Fort Myer, Virginia, and then service in Kitzingen, Germany, until Rick was honorably discharged.
Upon returning to Delaware, Rick And Janice settled around family and lived on Warrensburg Road, Western Dreamer Drive and currently in Stratford Woods. Rick worked for Continental Can Co., Williams Detroit Diesel, and currently works at St. Mary Catholic Church where Janice is also employed.
Janice and Rick have two sons.
John Trippier Jr. is a CPA and works for Zaino, Hall & Farrin LLC in Columbus as the director of multistate tax. He and his wife, Tuesday (Beerman) Trippier, have four children: Josh, Emma, Michael and Sam.
Rick and Janice’s son, Jason, has a master of arts degree in higher education and student affairs from Ohio State University, and currently is the director of University of Houston System Properties at the Office of Real Estate Services in Houston, Texas.
Information for this story was provided by the Trippier family.