Elmer C. Lippy Jr.

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Elmer C. Lippy Jr., 93, of Manchester, died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, at Long View Nursing Home in Manchester.

Born April 11, 1920, in Manchester, he was the son of the late Elmer C. Lippy Sr. and Anna Albright Lippy. He was the husband of Mabel Caroline Bishop Lippy, with whom he would have celebrated 70 years of marriage in November.

He was a retired chemist for Lever Brothers, where he had worked from 1947 to 1985. In 1985 he was elected to the Manchester Town Council, from 1987 to 1990 he served as Manchester's town mayor, from 1990 to 1994 he was Carroll County Commissioner and from 1995 to 1999 he returned to serve as Manchester's town mayor. He was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Manchester, where he sang in the choir for 70 years.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Bruce Lippy and wife Martha, of Catonsville, Margaret Ann Bailey and husband David, of Hanover, Pa., and Neil Lippy, of Manchester; grandchildren Christine Malat, Colin, Caroline and Rebecca Lippy; and four great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by siblings Woodrow Lippy and Elizabeth Peregoy.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Church of Christ, 3229 York St., Manchester, with the Rev. Susanne A. Schmidt officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Trinity United Church of Christ, 3229 York St., Manchester, MD 21102.

Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.

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Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on Oct. 14, 2013
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