Vincent Stephen Cipullo
Mr. Vincent Stephen Cipullo, 89, of Ellijay, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.
He was born Nov. 30, 1926, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Alfred and Margaret Cipullo. He was a member of the Cartecay United Methodist Church where he served as past treasurer and choir member. He served honorably in the United States Army during World War II. He was a retiree of Pan American Airlines and Eastern Airlines where he was employed as an avionics mechanic. He was a volunteer tutor for math and read to students at Oakland Elementary and Gilmer Primary Schools for 13 years. A section of the Gilmer Primary School Library is dedicated to Mr. Cipullo. He was also a volunteer at Cartecay Thrift Store, and loved music, singing, cooking, Italian food, the pursuit of knowledge, books, animals, fixing things, aviation, children and always helping those in need.
He is preceded in death by brother, Frank Cipullo.
He is survived by wife of 66 years, Eleanor Cipullo; sons and daughter-in-law, Stephen and Karen Cipullo, of Peachtree City, and Francis A. Cipullo, of Ellijay; grandchildren and in-laws, Stephen Cipullo (Nikki), Jeanine Moore (Josh), Jessica Cipullo, Katie Cipullo, and Ryan Cipullo; great-grandchildren, Alyssa Moore, Ansleigh Moore and Ella Grey Cipullo; special niece, Christine Graza; special great-niece, Jenna McKenna (Ryan); several nieces and nephews, Alfred, Corrine, Diane, Margaret, Thomas, Janet and Robin; sister, Madeline Cipullo Conti, of New Jersey; brother, Alford Cipullo, of New York; and sister-in-law, Margaret Cipullo, of Florida.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the Logan Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Harden Hopper officiating.
Music will be provided by Jeanetta Kelly and Susan Hochkins.
A military graveside service will immediately follow in the Logan Funeral Home Pavilion with military rites performed by the North Georgia Honor Guard.
Interment will follow in the Cartecay United Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m Friday, March 4, 2016, at Logan Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 2151, Memphis, TN 38101 or Children’s Book Fund, Gilmer County Library, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mr. Vincent Cipullo.
Condolences can be made at www.loganfuneralhome.com.
Logan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.