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Linda T. Ripinsky
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • Harriet and Linda Ripinsky Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation
    635 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“My deepest condolences. You Mother Mollie helped me, perhaps saved my life in 1962. Forever Grateful. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Laraine Schwartz, née Mittleman - NJ

“Dear HarrietI was shocked and saddened to learn of Linda's death. Please accept my deepest sympathy. I enjoyed so much working with you both all...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Elizabeth Prioleau - Charleston

“I was shocked to read of the passing of Linda. I so enjoyed working with her as a member of St. John's High School's SIC (School Improvement Council)...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Minerva King - Charleston, SC

“When Linda and her sister, Harriet walked into Mt. Zion Elementary..as the newly assigned principal there, that I would be guided by these two...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: LaDene Conroy - Mount Pleasant, SC

“I was so sorry and shocked to read about Linda's death. My only hope is that she didn't suffer. I have so many warm memories of all of us together in...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Flaster - Charleston, SC


Linda T. Ripinsky, 71, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, died Thursday, December 22, 2016. Her family will hold a private funeral service in France. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Linda was born August 23, 1945, one of two daughters of the late Joseph Ripinsky and the late Mollie Rubinoff Ripinsky Kronenberg. She grew up in New York and Connecticut before moving to Seabrook Island and then to Mount Pleasant. Linda held her B.A. degree from Brooklyn College, a M.A. in library science from Simmons College, and her M.B.A from Stern Business College at NYU.

She was a long time tutor at Mt. Zion Elementary, Frierson Elementary, and Mitchell Elementary and volunteered with Wings for Kids. Linda was on the school improvement council of Mt. Zion Elementary and St. John's High School and on the board of Yo Art! Inc and The Charleston Friends of the Library.

She is survived by her sister, Harriet Ripinsky of Mount Pleasant, SC, and their dog, Sadie; her nephew and niece, Franklin and Paige Wagman; great nephew, Tyler Wagman; as well as her cousins, Mitchell, Arnold, Craig, Jenna, Sam, Lee, and Sirena Rubinoff.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Harriet and Linda Ripinsky fund of the Coastal Community Foundation, 635 Rutledge Ave., Charleston, SC 29403 to help with outreach in technology and the arts at Title 1 schools on Johns Island and Wadmalaw.