Joseph D. Gipe, 76, of Millsboro, formerly of Delaware County, Pa., died on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was an automobile mechanic.
Gipe was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church and the American Legion Post 28.
He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Mafalda F. Gipe; a son, Joseph D. Gipe Jr.; three grandchildren, Brian Gipe, Erin Harris and Austin Gipe; and a great grandchild, Dailyn Harris.
A Memorial Mass was scheduled for Friday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at Mary Mother of Peace Catholic Church, Rt. 24 in Millsboro. A viewing will be held on Thursday evening, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, Long Neck Rd., Millsboro with interment at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro.