John J. Lippert

August 31, 1929 - April 24, 2011
John J. Lippert

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John J. Lippert, 81, of Hendersonville, died Sunday, April 24, at the Laurels of Hendersonville. A native of Steubenville, Ohio, he had lived in Rocky River, Ohio prior to moving to Hendersonville in 1979. He was a son of the late William F. and Mary C. Baird Lippert and was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Lou Knox and Joan Lippert and a brother, David Lippert. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was a meteorologist for the U. S Government, retiring in 1984 after 30 years of


Mr. Lippert is survived by his wife, Genevieve Lippert; a son, John W. Lippert and his wife Cynthia of Atlanta, GA; a daughter, Brenda Zuccolotto and her husband David of Santa Cruz, CA; 9 grandchildren, Allyson Lippert and her fiancÈ Vini Leteri, Hilary Linder and her husband Kestrel, Bryn Huegerich and her husband Reed, Madison Lippert, Justin Davidson and his wife Julia, Sara Davidson, Brent Davidson, Ross Virden and Genna Virden; a sister in-law, Anna Marie Bierwagen and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 10 AM, Friday, April 29, at Immaculate Conception Church. The Reverend Nick Mormando will officiate. The family will receive friends in the St. Francis Hall of the church following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Good Samaritan Fund at Immaculate Conception Church, 208 7th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28791, or to Interfaith Assistance Ministries, PO Box 2562, Hendersonville, NC 28793-2562.


Friday, April 29, 2011
12:00 AM

Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady of the Angels Chapel - Directions
208 7th Ave. West
Hendersonville, NC 28791

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  • April 26, 2011
    Fran & Ray Reitz says:
    Sorry to hear of John's passing & losing a great friend.

  • April 26, 2011
    Glenn Woodley says:
    I'm very sorry to hear of John's passing.

  • April 26, 2011
    Andy Scott says:
    We spent many good hours together at the Asheville Airport's National Weather Service. Please express my condolences to the family of John. Andy Scott

  • April 26, 2011
    Roger & Margaret McGrath says:
    Gen, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss. It was always a pleasure to see you and John at the 5:30pm mass and we have missed him already. John's awareness of so many friends will gift him with many prayers including ours. Sincerely, Roger & Peg McGrath.

  • April 27, 2011
    Joe Shebest says:
    Dear Jen, It is Wednesday morning and the Crooked Creakers and I will be playing golf soon. For so many years John was always such a big part of that. You could always count on a joke from John. We will surely miss him. He was a great guy. Please let me know if I can help you in any way. In Sympathy, Joe & Norma