KIPP: Mrs. Florence (nee Smith), of Port Stanley, formerly of St. Thomas
KIPP, Mrs. Florence (nee Smith), of Extendicare, Port Stanley and formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at her residence on Monday, January 13, 2014, in her 91st year. Wife of H. Earle Kipp. Mother of Kim Kipp and his wife Terry of Huntsville, and Kevin Kipp and his wife Janet Medlyn of R.R.#1, Sparta. Grandmother of Zack Kipp and his wife Cheryl of Bracebridge, Holly Dupuis and her husband Dan of Thamesford, Dr. Luke Kipp of Vancouver, BC, and Mitch Kipp of St. Thomas. Sister of the late Catherine Williams. Also survived by a niece and two nephews. Born in St. Thomas, ON, April 28, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Edward LeeRoy and Margaret (nee Nicoll) Smith. Florence formerly taught business courses at Alma College for almost 20 years. She held an A.T.C.M. from the Toronto Conservatory of Music and taught piano and theory from her home for many years. Florence was a former organist at Union United Church, and Edward Street Baptist Church and Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas. Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Monday, January 20th from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral and committal service will be held on Tuesday, January 21st at 1:30 p.m. Private interment in Union Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society or St. Andrew’s United Church Memorial Fund gratefully acknowledged.