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Roger Grippon
Roger Grippon, 72, of Pennsburg, passed away August 11, 2013 at Grand View Hospital after a long vigil by his loving family and caring nurses. Born in Vichy, France, he was the fourth of nine children to the late Andre and Irene Grippon. Roger immigrated to the United States from France via England, where he lived for two years. He worked as a shoe mold maker for several companies, before opening his own company, Eastern Mould, first in Zionsville, PA and later moving it to New Hampshire, Florida, and Colorado. In 2000, he retired and returned to Pennsylvania. Roger loved his family, tennis, golf, soccer and animals. He was a gentle man with a wonderful sense of humor. Survivors: Surviving are his loving wife of 35 years, Nancy (Moyer) Grippon; children, Dominique Grippon and his wife, Roxanne, of Denver, CO, Alan Grippon of East Texas, PA, Isabelle, wife of Jason Werkheiser, of Fogelsville, PA, Tammy Williamson of Covington, LA, Tiffany Wood of Sebastopol, CA and Stacey Wood, wife of Todd Slepian, of Emerson, NJ; two grandchildren, Andrew Grippon and Hannah Williamson; siblings, Edward, Marcel, Terese, Chatal, Francoise, Elizabet and Phillippe, all of France; and his constant companion and pet dog, Buddy. He was predeceased by a brother, Aimee. Services: A memorial service (Celebration of Life) will be at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Falk Funeral Homes & Crematory, 163 Main St., Pennsburg. Friends may call from 7 to 8 p.m. To offer online condolences, please visit www.falkfuneralhomes.com. Contributions: May be made in his memory to either the Cat Shack, PO Box 950, Trexlertown, PA 18087 or to the Last Chance Ranch, 9 Beck Road, Quakertown, PA 18951.
Published in Morning Call on Aug. 13, 2013
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