Bluffton community leader, Mary Emma Triplett, died, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. She was preceeded in death by her
husband, William R. (Ropp) Triplett.
Mrs. Triplett was born on Oct. 2, 1922, to Joseph and Hettie Cassel of Fairview Village, Pa. She joined the U.S. Army
Nursing Corps soon after graduation from the University of Cincinnati Nursing School with a nursing degree and RN
She and Ropp were married on Sept. 1, 1946, after both having received honorable discharge
from the army.