Brent Tipple

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A memorial service will be held by the family in the upcoming weeks. Please stay tuned for updates.

Obituary of Brent Tipple

HOOSICK FALLS – Brent Tipple of Hoosick Falls, NY, died peacefully at Albany Medical Center on May 17, 2023, at the age of 61 with his beloved wife Lisa holding his hand. He was born in Troy, NY on October 11, 1961, to Harold Zwinge and Janis Hakes of Berlin, NY. Years later Janis married Nicolas Tipple of Ghent, NY, who adopted Brent and his brother Brian as his sons. Brent graduated from Taconic Hills School in 1979. After he went to college in Memphis TN, Brent moved to Norway, Maine where he met his bride to be, Lisa (Curtis) Tipple, daughter of Dan and Linda Curtis of Oxford, Maine. They moved back to NY where Brent skillfully worked at Tipple Logging & Lumber as a NHLA Lumber Inspector and was able to export timber as far as Japan and China. He had a love for Volkswagens and loved playing his guitar with his friends. Brent left the sawmill and turned his love for tennis into teaching tennis at Total Tennis in Saugerties, NY, where he patiently taught young and old. His favorite was teaching kids, he had such a way with them. Besides tennis he enjoyed golfing and playing basketball with his brother in-law and friends. He also enjoyed camping with his family where they would stay up late sitting by the campfire laughing and telling stories. He was predeceased by his biological parents. Brent is survived by his loving wife Lisa Tipple of 38 years, of Hoosick Falls NY, his two brothers Brian Tipple of Stottville, NY and Dirck (Tabatha) Tipple of Claverack, NY; nieces Lara Tipple and Alexandria Tipple; nephew Jordan Tipple and his favorite Uncle Charlie and (Margot) Hakes of Berlin, NY and many loving cousins and great nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place through the care of Simple Choices, Inc. A memorial service will be held by the family in the upcoming weeks. Please stay tuned for updates. We will miss Brent’s larger than life laugh and his spectacular wit. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Tipple Family, online at:
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