Kipp, Jean (née Atkinson)

Kipp, Jean (née Atkinson)

July 20th, 2021

Peacefully passed away at University Hospital, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Jean was born July 5, 1927, on a tobacco farm, to Leta and Wilmer Atkinson. She is survived by her daughter, Donna Jean and son-in-law, James Clarke. Predeceased by her husband, Donald L. and her son, James. She was fond of her grandchildren, Aaron and Spencer; her daughter-in-law, Wendy’s children: Jessica, Addison, and Cassandra; and her many great-grandchildren. In her twilight years, Jean and her wonderful companion, the late Ron Richardson (2021), loved playing cards and sharing delightful meals together with his family. A special thanks to the doctors and nurses at University Hospital for their care and professionalism. A private memorial service will be conducted at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London. Private interment of ashes to follow at Woodland Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Jean are asked to consider Cystic Fibrosis Canada. 

“Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure.

You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”

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KathyMy condolences to the family. Jean was a sweet and funny woman and she will be missed by many.
Di JaggassarJean was my Mom's (Ruth Moore) next door neighbour and when I came to London, seeing Jean was one of the highlights of my visit. I have fond memories of her "down to earth" warmth and wonderful sense of humour.
Les and Judi SofalviPlease accept our sincerest condolences on the passing of your loved one .
wayne & Dot GeallGreat Kipp memories...Jean and Don,Jean was a fun lady
Sally and JohnWe were lucky to have Don and Jean as neighbours. They were warm and welcoming and loads of fun. After Don passed away, we continued to cherish our friendship with Jean. She was quite simply a one-of-a-kind, a once in a life time friend. A wise, witty, kind, caring, smart, classic beauty. We celebrate a life well lived, and send our sincere condolences to Donna Jean and Jim, and to Wendy, and all the grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Bryan and Helena GreenBryan was Jean's accountant for many years. We both enjoyed visiting Jean at income tax time and always had a lovely visit. She always welcomed our dog and always had a treat for her. She was a lovely, funny and wonderful person.
Mary and Al VennerSo hard to say goodbye to a mom. She had a sparkle to her that will never be forgotten. So grateful to have met her. Hugs to you and your family.
Ingrid PawleyI am so sorry to hear of Jean’s passing, she was a beautiful woman inside and out. She was a lady in the true sense of the word. May memories bring you much happiness Donna and James, as time passes.
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