Kirk Wipper RIP


LOVES Wooden Canoes
Professor Kirk A W Wipper
WIPPER, Professor Kirk A W - C.M., O.Ont. K.S.J., B.P.H.E., B.S.W., M.A., M.Ed., D.Mus. Principal and Chancellor, Professor Emeritus, Retired Professor at the University of Toronto and Founder of the Canadian Canoe Museum. Recipient of the Order of Ontario and the Order of Canada - At Peterborough Regional Health Centre on Friday March 18, 2011, Kirk Wipper of R.R. #8 Peterborough. Beloved husband of Ann (Cripps). Dear Father of Douglas (Kay) of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, David (Hazel) of Dunedin, and Joanna (Don Alonzo) of Collingwood. Cherished Grampa of Emily, Laura, James, Karina, Ryan, Alexandria, Samantha and Brittany. Predeceased by sister Marrianne Armstrong. Friends will be received at Keene United Church, from 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday and from 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Saturday. A memorial service will be held at KEENE UNITED CHURCH, at the corner of Second and North Streets, Keene on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at 11 a.m. Inurnment at Parklawn Cemetery at a later date. If desired condolences to the family, directions to the service and donations to the Kirk Wipper Foundation In Trust, The Canadian Canoe Museum, or Keene United Church would be appreciated and can be made at or by calling COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL HOME at 705-742-1875. 9956878
Kirk Wipper's Life and Work to be Celebrated

Kirk Wipper's Life and Work to be Celebrated Sunday May 1st at Canadian Canoe Museum

A memorial gathering entitled "Travelling On: Celebrating the Life and Passions of Kirk Wipper" will be held at The Canadian Canoe Museum on Sunday, May 1st, 2011, 2 p.m. followed by a reception at the museum. Anyone moved to contribute a song or story to this celebration should contact the museum (705) 748-9153 or email james.raffan@canoemuseum.caThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it