Ouida Portwood Lipiro, 92
by Whitley Clifton | January 16, 2020 10:40 am
Ouida Portwood Lipiro passed away December 27, 2019 in Lawrenceville.
Born in Twin City on February 3, 1927, she was the firstborn child of Burl and Iris Portwood. She grew up there, attended school at Emanuel County Institute, graduating in 1943. She then went to Draughon’s Business College in Savannah. She lived and worked there until her marriage to Sam Lipiro in 1946 following World War II, in which he served. At that time, they moved to New York City and later moved to Long Island and Fishkill, New York, where they lived for many years. After her retirement, she returned to Georgia and settled in Lawrenceville.
Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband.
Survivors include three sons, Sam Lipiro Jr. (Donna), Danny Lipiro, Billy Lipiro (Debbie); four grandchildren, Sam John Lipiro, Donna Lynn Russo, Billy Lipiro Jr., and Jason Lipiro; six great-grandchildren; brother, Bill Portwood (Liz); sister, Betty Dasher (Guy); and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at Wages & Sons, Gwinnett Chapel, Lawrenceville on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Services were held January 4, 2020 at Delehanty Funeral Home in Wappingers Falls, New York, followed by graveside service at Fishkill Rural Cemetary in Fishkill, New York.