Dr. Eugene M. Lipira, 65

Dr. Eugene M. Lipira, age 65 of Georgetown, died on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Norwalk Hospital. Born in Norwalk, the son of Dominic and Lena (Verna) Lipira, he was the beloved husband of Candace Johnson Lipira for 24 years.

Eugene played Little league Baseball, Pop Warner Football and Brien McMahon H.S. Baseball. A graduate of Providence College, R.I. and the University of Bologna, Italy, Dr. Lipira was one of six original founding members of Soundview Medical Associates in Norwalk. He enjoyed boating and fishing, and was a member of the South Norwalk Boat Club.

In addition to his parents Dominic and Lena, and his wife Candace, he is survived by his daughter, Cecilia Lipira, MD, step-children Amanda Gookin, Chris and Jamie Schupp, 5 Grandchildren; Leo Ghirlanda , Conner, Zachary, Lucas and Griffin Schupp, a brother Robert Lipira, niece and nephew; Danielle and Brian Lipira.

His family will receive friends on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 4 to 8 PM at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, 12 noon at the South Norwalk Boat Club, 17 Mack St., Norwalk.

For directions or to leave an online condolence for his family, please go to: www.Magnerfuneralhome.com.