Desiree M. Sipes

ROWLEY, Mass. - Desiree M. Sipes, age 41, wife of Al W. Sipes, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 2, 2013, at home.
Born in Trenton, N.J., the daughter of Raymond Hutton and the late Joan (Gliem) Otto she was educated in local schools in the Trenton area. As a student at Nottingham High School, Desiree became a football cheerleader. She and her boyfriend, Al, a football player she met through their mutual interests, became high school sweethearts. Following their high school graduation in the class of 1990, Desiree attended Mercer County Community College until becoming employed by the State of New Jersey. As life began to settle down Desiree and AL married and later moved to Rowley, where they have lived more recently. In addition to her father, Raymond Hutton and his wife, Phyllis, of Hamilton Square, N.J., she is survived by her grandmother, Sylvia Hutton; a brother, Raymond Hutton of Pennsylvania; and a sister, Samantha Otto of New Jersey.
Cremation services were held on June 6, 2013, in Salem. In addition, a memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. June 15, at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 465 Paxton Ave., Hamilton Square, NJ 08690.
"To My Sweet Angel, I will always cherish you and as long as I live you will never die. I will see you again soon, Boo, you will always be with me and you will always own my heart my sweet Angel Desiree. I was and will always be your 'Lion and Shield.' A piece of my soul has died with you. I will always be at your side. No husband ever loved his wife more than I love you, Boo."
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Published in The Trentonian on June 12, 2013