Joseph R. Lipnicky of Highland Falls, NY passed away on January 6, 2018 at the age of 89. Born in Yonkers on November 10, 1928 to the late Joseph J. and Mary Lipnicky, he graduated from Roosevelt H.S. and served in the U.S. Army from July 1946 to October 1947. Joe married the love of his life, Jenny Roz, on April 26, 1952. Together they had three sons and resided in Rockland County. Joe was National Sales Manager for Howard Johnson for many years and after retirement returned to work as an Aide for Chestnut Ridge Transportation until the age of 82. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather, and a very wise and kind man. With his sharp mind, endearing smile and heart of gold, Joe was loved by everyone who knew him. He was a NY Giants and Boston Red Sox fan, followed the horses and politics, and most of all loved spending time with his family.
Joe was pre-deceased by his wife whom he loved very much, his parents, and his brother Edward. He is survived by his sons Raymond (Michaela) Lipnicky of Highland Falls, NY, Jeffrey (Jane) Lipnicky of Delmar, NY and Douglas (Karen) Lipnicky of Pomona, NY, his grandchildren Jacqueline (Jeffrey) Pearce, Jennifer (Anthony) D'Atria, Katharine Lipnicky and Trevis Lipnicky, and his great-grandchildren Keegan and Madeline Pearce, and Dylan and Ella D'Atria. He will live in their hearts forever.
Friends and Family will gather on Monday, January 15, 2018 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at William F. Hogan Funeral Home, 135 Main Street, Highland Falls, NY 10928. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the funeral home, interment will follow at St. Joseph cemetery in Yonkers, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.