George John Lipshaw Sr.

Born: Mon., Dec. 21, 1936
Died: Sat., Mar. 31, 2018

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George J. Lipshaw, Sr., age 81, of Port Carbon, PA, passed away on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 at Seton Manor Nursing Home, Orwigsburg.


Born in Port Carbon, PA on December 21, 1936, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Kero) Lipshaw.


George worked as a truck driver for the Brokhoff Dairy in Tumbling Run and then for the Lehigh Valley Dairy in Schuylkill Haven.


George was the last surviving member of his immediate family.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Philomena M. (Tobin) Lipshaw on December 19, 2016, his daughter Eileen Sheehan on December 7, 2017, two brothers: John Libzok and Nicholas Lipshaw, and five sisters: Mary Drabulski, Cahterine Markowitz, Ann Tarris, Helen Stauffer, and Martha Galavage.


George is survived by three sons: George Lipshaw Jr. and his wife Janet, David Lipshaw and his wife Christine, and Scott Lipshaw and his wife Kelly and a son-in-law James Sheehan, all of Port Carbon; six grandchildren: Brandon Sheehan, Collegeville, Lauren Sheehan, Pottsville, Reba Lipshaw, Port Carbon, Cheyan Lipshaw, Pottsville, and Devin and Kaylin Lipshaw, Port Carbon; three great-grandchildren: Colin and Ryan Sheehan and Carson Skrobak; and nieces and nephews. 


Services and interment will be held private.


The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to




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Rosalie Powers
   Posted Sun April 01, 2018
Please accept my deepest sympathy at the passing of your Dad. There are no words.Uncle George always reminded me so much of my brother,Joseph. They had the same mannerisms. Take Care Rosalie

Mike Sninsky, Jr
   Posted Mon April 02, 2018
To the Lipshaw and Sheehan families,
I pass along my deepest condolences and prayers at this time. Your father will be missed very much. Being the neighbor from first street, it was always great seeing him out on his front porch or out at Turkey Hill.

Rosemary Smith Schwenk
   Posted Fri April 06, 2018
Please except my condolences at Uncle George's passing. I heard him talked about as a child but never met him. Pete Lipshaw was my grandfather, Rosalie Lipshaw Smith was my mother. I am interested in meeting any of my extended family willing. I live in Ringtown, Pa. My email is above and phone is 570-889-5488.