The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Jul. 10, 2020

Donald John Lippi

Donald John Lippi, the infant son of Donald Evan and Jessica (Meggitt) Lippi of Van Wert, passed away shortly after his birth on May 27, 2020.

Donald John Lippi

Although his life was short, Donald’s life has left footprints on the hearts of his family. It is the smallest hearts that make the biggest difference in our lives. Baby Donald, just remember, “Our love will find you wherever you are.”

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a great-great-grandmother, Esther Fisher of Paulding; seven great-grandparents, Diana Mace of Van Wert, Donald A. and Patricia Lippi of Van Wert, John and Cheryl Ganger of Paulding, Linda Donaldson of Haviland, and Parketta Meggitt of Norwalk; five grandparents, John Meggitt of Van Wert, Jennifer and Gary Schaadt of Convoy, and Donald E. and Teresa Lippi of Van Wert; his uncles and aunts, Jacob Meggitt of Van Wert, Khandiss and Justin Klinger of Van Wert, Brandon and Sara Lippi of Cleveland, and Travis Lippi of Van Wert; and cousins, Kenton, Leo, and Madisson Klinger of Van Wert.

He was preceded in death by two great-grandfathers, Charles Mace and Alfred Meggitt; and an aunt, Chelsey Meggitt.

A private family burial will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Donald`s memory may be directed to Dupont Bereavement Services, c/o Dupont Hospital, 2520 E. Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Dupont Bereavement Services and staff was a significant source of strength for Donald and Jessica. They helped Donald and Jessica create cherished, loving memories with their son. It is Donald and Jessica’s wish to continue the incredible and positive impact Dupont Bereavement Services and staff have for grieving families.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory in Van Wert.

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POSTED: 06/01/20 at 2:06 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries