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Leo Herbert Kipp Sr.

June 27, 1942 — February 13, 2014

P. Dean Homer Funeral Home J. Jeffrey Homer, Supervisor 1 Grovedale Lane Wyalusing, Pennsylvania18853 Tel 570 746-1444 Fax 570 928-8116 Email OBITUARY Leo H. Kipp Sr., age 71, of New Albany, Pa., passed away on Thursday night, February 13, 2014, with his loving family at his side. Leo was born in Sayre, PA on June 27, 1942, a son Martine Robinson Kipp and the late Leo Kipp. He met and married the former Joyce Chilson of Terrytown, PA on February 25, 1961; they had celebrated their 52th anniversary last year. In his early years he worked on dairy farms in the area, later the Benton Foundry for a few years, and then Taylor Beef for 24 years until his health prevented him from continuing. He enjoyed being outdoors on the farm, he also liked to hunt. He was an avid fan of the WWE and the Pennsylvania Polka. He was a devoted husband and father and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He will be missed by all who knew him as well as his special friend and co-pilot Frannie the dog. Surviving: Spouse: Joyce at home Three sons and a daughter-in-law: Leo (Rose) Kipp Jr. New Albany, Pa Robert (Jeannie) Kipp Danielsville, GA Donald L. Kipp Lexington, TN Daughter: Anita M. Patton Scotts Hill, TN Mother: Martine R. Kipp New Albany, PA Brothers: Larry (Lois) Kipp Philadelphia, PA Lamar (Rosie) Kipp Wyalusing, PA Sisters: Lena (Robert) Carichner Hughesville, PA Loretta (James) Abate New Albany, PA Grandchildren: Leo (Felecia) Kipp III New Albany, Pa Ronald Kipp Wyalusing, PA Cindy Westmoreland Lexington, TN Felicia Patton Lexington, TN Bobbi Jo Kipp Laporte, Pa Steven Kipp Scranton, PA Connie Kipp Athens, PA Alex Kipp Athens, PA Chelsea Kipp Lexington, TN Hanna Kipp Lexington, TN 13 great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by granddaughter Mary Sue Kipp in 1992, and an infant great-granddaughter. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 17, 2014, at 11:00 A.M., at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA with the Pastor Mike MacWhinnie and Rev. Romeyn Kipp, officiating. Interment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, and PA. Friends and family may call on Sunday, February 16, 2014, from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M., also on Monday morning from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA. Memorial contribution may be made to the Dushore Fire and Ambulance Assn, PO Box 1, Dushore, PA 18614. To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Leo Herbert Kipp Sr., please visit our flower store.


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