John M. Lipinski

Died: May 18, 2013
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Lipinski, John M. age 86 of Cleveland, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2013. John is preceded in death by Dorothy (Nee Valek), his beloved wife of 44 years; and his beloved parents Carl and Anna (Nee Zajkowski). He is survived by his loving children Rita (William) Dunlap, John (Dec)(Debbie), Carol (Ron-Dec) May and Diana (Kevin) Gaul. Dear brother of Frank (Jean-Dec), Joseph(Dec)(Gayle), Charles (Kay), Robert (Ann), and the following deceased: Lillian, Clem (Mary), Theresa (Karl) Will, and Mary Ann (William) Dimmit. Devoted brother in law of Richard (Dec)(Adelaide) Valek and Peter (Dec) (Donna) Valek. Uncle and great uncle of many. Cherished grandfather of Kimberly (Rob) Kreller, William Dunlap Jr., Michael (Ayse) Dunlap, Angela (Jeff) Gaul-White, Kevin Gaul Jr., Jason Gaul, Hannah Lipinski, John Lipinski; great grandfather of Jacob Dunlap, Madeline Kreller, Justin Kreller, Liam Dunlap, and Ayla Dunlap. Veteran of the US Navy WWII.

The family will receive friends in celebration of John's life at HUMENIK FUNERAL CHAPEL, 14200 Snow Rd, Brook Park, on Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8PM. Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Rocky River Drive, West Park on Wednesday at 10AM. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. For those who wish, the family suggests contributions to Stein Hospice of Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave, Sandusky OH 44870, or the Alzheimer's Association, Cleveland Area Chapter, PO Box 74924, Cleveland OH, 44194-4924.

Visitation Details

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013, 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel

Service Details

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013, St. Patrick's Church West Park

Interment Details

Holy Cross Cemetery

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Died: May 18, 2013

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Eli Cabot posted on 5/21/13

Diana and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can gain strength from each other and remember the happy times and know that he is at peace now. You're in my thoughts and prayers.


Carol Thompson posted on 5/20/13

Oh Diana, I am so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Here's to hoping that happy memories will carry you through these difficult days. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Carol T.


Debbie Lipinski posted on 5/19/13

John was like a father to me, he and Dorothy took me into their family so readily, I had the best in-laws ever! I can't believe our two big strong polish men are gone! He was a wonderful man and I am so glad I am a part of the family! Our love and prayers are with you. I asked John to take care of him and your Mom until we see them again!