Joseph Lawrence Sippe
1943 - 2016
Sippe, Joseph Lawrence
73, born in Charleston, WV, passed away on June 7, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on February 20, 1943 to the late Joseph and Thelma Sippe. He attended West Virginia University for his undergraduate degree, and then The Medical College of Virginia for his Medical Degree. Larry worked as an Ophthalmologist for 30+ years. He enjoyed hiking, biking, and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. Larry is survived by his loving spouse, Nancy Sippe. As well as 6 children; Laura Kagan with her spouse Andrew and daughter Hannah; David Sippe with his spouse Liza and their children Jackson and Annie; Mark Sippe and his son Larson; Jeremy Rice with his spouse Donielle and their son Jacob; Angie McConnell with her husband Michael and their children Anjalyna, Hannah, and Mikey; and Lindsay Armstrong with her husband Derek and their children Dyson and Lain. Finally his sibling, Mary Jo Gustafson with her husband Richard; and many more loving family and friends. Memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, June 11, 2016, The Legacy Community Church, 21725 N. 20th Ave. #103, Phoenix, AZ 85027 with Pastor Jerry Bowling officiating. Contributions are suggested to Foundation for Blind Children,

Published by The Arizona Republic from Jun. 9 to Jun. 11, 2016.
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Memorial service
Legacy Community Church
21725 N. 20th Ave. #103, Phoenix, AZ
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Our heartfelt sympathies go out to your family and we remember Dr.Sippe as a boss, a friend, and a genuine caring person. My children and I will always remember him.
Gwen Cleary
December 30, 2016
Kathleen Sidabras
June 11, 2016
To the Sippe Family: My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring comfort. Knowing that there's a hope for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.
June 11, 2016
Sorrow is the consequence of love. We'll miss you on this earth with the knowing that you are up above looking down upon us and guiding all of us. Sincerely, Greg & Barb Kirkish
June 10, 2016
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. May your memories comfort your heart; and God help the Sippe family during this time of sorrow. Isa.41:13
June 10, 2016
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