Elmer C. Lippy, Jr. age 93 of Manchester, died Sunday Oct. 13 at the Long View Nursing Home in Manchester.
Born April 11, 1920 in Manchester he was the son of the late Elmer C. Lippy, Sr. and Anna Albright Lippy. He was the husband of 70 years in November to Mabel Caroline Bishop Lippy.
He was a retired chemist for Lever Brothers where he had worked from 1947 to 1985. In 1985 he was elected to the Manchester Town Council, from 1987 to 1990 he served as Manchester’s Town Mayor, from 1990 to 1994 he was Carroll County Commissioner and from 1995 to 1999 he returned to serve as Manchester’s Town Mayor. He was also a faithful member of Trinity United Church of Christ in Manchester where he sang in the choir for seventy years.
Surviving in addition to his wife are children Bruce Lippy and wife Martha of Catonsville, MD, Margaret Ann Bailey and husband David of Hanover, PA and Neil Lippy of Manchester, MD. He was survived by grandchildren Christine Malat, Colin, Caroline and Rebecca Lippy and 4 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by siblings Woodrow Lippy and Elizabeth Peregoy.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. at the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel P.A., 3296 Charmil Dr. in Manchester..
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Church of Christ, 3229 York St. Manchester, with the Rev. Susanne A. Schmidt officiating.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
If desired, donations may be made to Trinity United Church of Christ.
Online condolences may be made to www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.