Joseph Mark Sipe, 60, of Pottstown, PA, formerly of Brownsburg, IN, passed away on December 31, 2016. Born in Indianapolis, IN he was the son of John and Ruth Sipe of Indianapolis, IN. He was the loving husband to Stephanie A. (Swisher) Austin. Surviving along with his wife and mother are son Alexander P. Sipe of Brownsburg; daughter Shelby C. Sipe of Auburn, AL; brother John Sipe of Brownsburg; and sisters Kyle Simms of Fairhope, AL, Karen Sipe of Atlanta, GA., and Sara Sipe of Suquamish, WA. He will join his son Evan J. Sipe, his brother Jerry Sipe, and father John Sipe in Heaven. Joe attended Immaculate Conception R.C. Church. Joe was a graduate of Ben Davis High School, class of 1975. Joseph was the Owner/Operator of Joseph M. Sipe Construction in Brownsburg, IN until 2008. He was currently employed as an International Union Operating Engineer. He was a current member of IUOE Local 841, Terre Haute, IN and IUOE Local 542, Fort Washington, PA. Visitation will be from 10:00 till 11:30 AM Saturday, January 7, at Matthews Mortuary, Brownsburg, IN; with funeral services to follow at 11:30 AM. Burial will take place at Old Union Cemetery, Jamestown, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Joe's most valued charity, The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 120 Wall St., 29th Floor, NY, NY 10005. Online guestbook at www.matthewsmortuary.com.
Published on January 3, 2017