Robert Lippman

Memorial Visitation

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Clark Associates Funeral Home
4 Woods Bridge Road
Katonah, New York, United States

Obituary of Robert G. Lippman

Robert G. (Bob) Lippman of Somers, NY peacefully passed away

surrounded by his family on Wednesday July 3, 2024, at Cavalry Hospital

Bronx, NY. He was 83 years old.

He was born on November 28, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, New York to the late

Julius and Rashelle (Jacobson) Lippman. He lived in Yonkers, NY throughout

his childhood. He received an associate’s degree from Westchester

Community College in Valhalla, NY. Bob also attended Penn State University

in University Park, PA where he earned a certificate in Turf Management.

While there he was awarded a scholarship from the Golf Course

Superintendent’s Association of America based on his academic


Bob founded Westchester Turf Supply, Inc. in Port Chester, NY in1976

and later moved the company to Lincolndale, NY in 1977. He was president of

the golf course maintenance supply company until his retirement in 2004. He

was a lifetime member of the Metropolitan Golf Course Superintendent’s

Association, Hudson Valley Golf Course Superintendent’s Association and the

Connecticut Association of Golf Course Superintendents. Bob was very

active in the Somers, NY chapter of The Lions Club.

Bob indulged in his passion for thoroughbred horse racing for most of

his adult life, spending many an August in Saratoga for the meet. He also

owned and showed his beautiful classic cars for many years. But the most joy

Bob received was from the time he spent with his family and many friends.

Bob is the beloved husband of Maria Lippman (DeGiorgio) for the last 57

years and is the loving father to Robert N. Lippman (Laura) of Hopewell

Junction, NY, Monica Lippman McSweeney (James) of Somers, NY and David

Lippman (Dawn) of Danbury, CT. He is also the devoted grandfather to Daniel

Lippman, Ryan McSweeney, Julia Lippman, Brenden McSweeney, Sarah

Lippman and Aimee Lippman. Bob is also brother to Gloria Lippmann of New

York, NY.

Friends and loved ones are requested to call at Clark Associates Funeral

Home, 4 Woods Bridge Rd, Katonah, NY on Wednesday, July 17th from 1-5 pm.

Memorial contributions can be made to Cavalry Hospital, 1740

Eastchester Rd, Bronx, NY 10461

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