H. Earle Kipp


KIPP, H. Earle, of Extendicare, Port Stanley, formerly of St. Thomas, passed away at his residence on Thursday, March 22, 2018, in his 96th year.  Husband of the late Florence (née Smith) Kipp (2014).  Father of Kevin Kipp (Janet Medlyn) of RR1, Sparta, and the late Kim Kipp (2015) (Terry of Port Sydney).  Grandfather of Zak Kipp (Cheryl) of Bracebridge, Holly Dupuis (Dan) of Thorndale, Dr. Luke Kipp (Lucy) of Atherton, CA, and Mitch Kipp (Lauren) of St. Thomas.  Great grandfather of Saydie and Izaak Dupuis, Kendall and Grae Kipp.  Also survived by a niece and several nephews and their families.  Earle was the brother of the late Shirley Axford. Born in Yarmouth Twp., ON, August 13, 1922, he was the son of the late Floyd and Ada (née Boyd) Kipp.  Earle was a retired employee of the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital, and a former long-time organist at St. Andrew’s United Church, St. Thomas.  Relatives and friends will be received by the family at the SIFTON FUNERAL HOME, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) on Monday, March 26th from 3:00-6:00 p.m.  The funeral service will be held at St. Andrew’s United Church, 60 West Avenue, St. Thomas on Tuesday, March 27th at 11:00 a.m.  Interment will be made privately in Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations to St. Andrew’s United Church or First Yarmouth (Plains) Baptist Church will be gratefully acknowledged.