John A. Jipson, 91, of Grafton, formerly of Franklin, passed peacefully at home on Jan. 3, 2023.
He was born and raised in Prentiss, ME moving to Franklin in 1965.
He served in the US Army in Korea earning a Bronze Star. While in Maine, he worked as a woodsman and in 2 lumber mills. In Franklin, he worked at JP Stevens for 5 years and later at Watts Regulator for several years prior to retirement. After retiring, John worked at Hannaford’s in Franklin.
He was predeceased by his wife, Patricia (Judkins) Jipson who died in 2015.
Family members include his son, Clifton W. Jipson and wife Cindy of Grafton, grandchildren, Holly Harris, Amanda Worster, Carrie Sirard, Eric Jipson, John Jipson, Kyle Jipson, and Jill Feen, great grandchildren, Savannah, Addison, Alyssa, Kellie, Alexander, Jacob, Aiden, Emily, Sierra, Brantley, Kaysen, Sophia, and Mason, her godchild and her brother, Irma Gardner Lewis and Scott Gardner, and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife and parents, his daughter, Wanda Muzzey, and siblings: Wallace, Calvin, and Lawrence Jipson, Blanche Worster, Ethel Dill, Laura Ogden, Ruth Carll, and Grace Jipson.
A service with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023 in NH Veterans Cemetery Chapel at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to Grafton Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Dept., 5 Library Rd., PO Box 175, Grafton, NH 03240.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home in Franklin is assisting with arrangements and an online guestbook is available at www.neunfuneralhomes.com
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