William V. Lippi
William V. Lippi

March 26, 1942 – Nov. 26, 2019

VAN WERT, Ohio – William V. Lippi, "Bill," 77, of Van Wert passed away at 3:03 p.m. on Nov. 26, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.

Bill was born on March 26, 1942, in Van Wert, to the late Victor and Ida (Cofelt) Lippi. On Nov. 11, 1963, he married the love of his life, Gloria Michael. Together, they shared many years of memories. They were longtime members of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. He retired from Chrysler after many years.

Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most importantly, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who loved his family deeply.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Lippi; daughters: Shelly (Steve) Edwards and Kathy Lippi, all of Van Wert; brother, Robert (Carol) Lippi of Frankfort, Indiana; grandchildren: Cody and Kylye Lippi; Collin Lippi-Hudson, all of Van Wert; as well as great-grandchildren: Aiden, Braden, Kasey, Aliana, Donta, Kayaira, Damien, Raiden and Luna Grace.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Father Stanley Szybka, celebrating.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891.

To share in Bill's online memorial, please visit www.alspachgearhart.com.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S. Washington St., Van Wert, OH 45891.