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LeRoy G. Phipps
Of Olcott, NY husband of Shirley Buncy Phipps entered into rest on Friday February 3, 2017 at Odd Fellow & Rebekah Health Care Facility. He was born in Niagara Falls, NY on January 10, 1931, the son of the late Roy and Florence Beach Phipps. LeRoy served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a plumber for Local 129. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling and was a Boston Red Sox fan. LeRoy was a past Master of the Newfane Masonic Lodge and a lifetime member of Olcott Fire Co. Father of Benjamin Phipps of North Carolina, Diane (Richard) Eberhart of Newfane, Matthew (Lucille) Phipps of Lockport, James (Kathleen) Phipps of Lockport and Daniel G. Phipps of Newfane. Brother of the late Harold Phipps. Grandfather of Andrew (Jessica) Phipps, Jeffrey (Kerry Ann) Phipps, Angela (Brian) Gunby, Bobby (Kristin) Eberhart, Chris (Bri Nelson) Eberhart, Meghan (Jason Ritz) Phipps, Rachael (Jason Zayac) Phipps, Roy, James (Shaunna) Jr., Jason ( Meaghan) Phipps and Justin (Andrea) Phipps. Also survived by 13 great grandchildren. Family and friends may call at the RUTLAND-CORWIN FUNERAL HOME, INC. 2670 Main St. Newfane, NY on MONDAY from 3 - 8PM. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Olcott, NY. Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.
Published on February 4, 2017
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