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John Chipy, 60, of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011 in a Houston, Texas hospital after a long illness. John was born February 26, 1951 in Saint Pee Sur Nivelle, France and was a U.S. Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Pierre and Veronica Chipy, and his father-in-law, Bill Upton.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Kathy Chipy of Corpus Christi, Texas; his daughters, Annette (Edward) Bronnenberg of Cibolo, Texas and Julee (B.J.) Pitre of Spring, Texas; his son, John Michael (Rhonda) Chipy of San Antonio, Texas; was blessed by his grandchildren, Caleb and Kacey Bronnenberg, Brianna and Devin Chipy and Connor and Alyson Pitre; his brother, Michael Chipy and his sister, Marie Dupurou both of Saint Pee Sur Nivelle, France; his mother-in-law, Marian Upton of George West, Texas; his co-workers and many friends.

Visitation will be from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M. Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 A.M. Thursday, May 19, 2011 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Stephen Wood officiating.

Graveside services with full military honors will be in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make contributions to the

National Brain Tumor Society, 124 Watertown Street, Suite 2D, Watertown, MA 02472 or to the Gideons, www.gideons.org.