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Matthew E. Lipp, 78, of Chester, a longtime Chester resident, died Sept. 11 at Manor Care in Wilmington, Del.

Born and raised in Chester, Mr. Lipp lived there his entire life. He worked as a clerk at the Pennsylvania State Store in Chester for 16 years, retiring in 1983.

Mr. Lipp served in the 82nd Airborne, Paratroopers Division, while in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Szymanski-Rywacki Post No. 546 in Chester.
Mr. Lipp was a lifetime member of St. Hedwigs Church and a member of the church's Catholic Club.

He was the husband of the late Dorothy C. Uhron Lipp, who died in 1992.
Survivors: Brothers, Chester Lipp of Brookhaven, Henry Lipp of Chester sister, Helen Babicki of Chester son Joseph M. Lipp of Newark, Del. one grandchild one great-grandchild.

Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Hedwig's Church, Fourth and Hayes streets, Chester.
Visitation: 7-9 p.m. Monday and after 8 a.m. Tuesday, Kaniefski-Kendus-D'Anjolell Memorial Home, 3900 W. 9th St., Trainer.

Burial: Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Linwood.
Contributions: St. Hedwigs Church Repair Fund, 316 Broadway Ave. Clifton Heights, PA 19108.

(Delaware County Daily Times, Primos-Upper Darby, PA, 17 Sep 2000 - courtesy of Tedd Cocker)

Grave marker for Matthew C. Lipp in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery, Linwood (Delaware county), Pennsylvania. The name of PIELA may have been his wife's maiden name.

Matthew was a member of Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.


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