Mary Vivian Tipton

2 February, 19403 January, 2021

On, January 3, 2021, Mary Vivian Tipton (nee Boswell), a life-long resident of Howard County, passed away at Stella Maris in Timonium, MD. She is survived by her devoted husband of 60 years, Charles W. Tipton III; loving sons Wesley (Laura) Tipton, Keith (Susan) Tipton, and Troy Tipton; grandchildren Jamie Tipton, Taylor Tipton, Dylan (Haleigh) Tipton, Caroline Tipton, Mary Tipton and Rebecca Tipton; and great-granddaughter Scarlett Tipton. She was predeceased by her siblings Gerome Boswell, Lois Lorenz, Katherine Smith, and Joan Smith; and parents James M. and Etta G. Boswell.

Family and friends are invited to gather at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc. 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, Maryland 21075 (Exit 6 South off Route 100) on Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 10:00am until the start of A Celebration of Life Service at 12:00pm. Interment to follow at Meadowridge Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are encouraged to be made in Viv’s name to Stella Maris.

With limitations made to funeral practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all guests are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing per current public health guidelines.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, 14 January , 2021

  • A Celebration of Life Funeral Service

    Thursday, 14 January , 2021

  • Committal Service & Interment

    Thursday, 14 January , 2021


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Easter Dorsey

January 19, 2021

I am sorry to hear about Vivian. She was always very nice to me and pleasant. My condolences goes out to her family. I know she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. I know that it was fast for her passing but remember the memories that you made with her. God Bless all of you Love Easter Dorsey.

Steve Gregor

January 9, 2021

Sending our deepest sympathies to all of the Tipton family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Steve & Patricia Gregor
Belen, NM