She was born November 3, 1944 in Norwalk to the late Herman and Margaret (Wilhelm) Hipp. She was a graduate of St. Peter High School in Mansfield, and obtained her licensed practical nurse degree from Mansfield General Hospital, where she worked 15 years. She then enjoyed living in Florida and worked retail for over 10 years before returning back to Norwalk in 1999. She was also a LPN at Fisher-Titus Medical Center until retiring in 2008. She was an active member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and was a dedicated mother and grandmother to her four grandchildren. She enjoyed reading and gardening.
She is survived by her loving husband, Donald McMasters of Norwalk; daughters, Lori Fava of Las Vegas, NV and Sherri Newhouse of Norwalk; grandchildren, Nikolas Fava, Taylor Fava, Jacob Newhouse and Joshua Newhouse; siblings, Thomas (Darla) Hipp of Mansfield and Shirley (Dick) White of Longmont, CO; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings in infancy.
Friends may call on Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 130 S. Main Street, Milan with the Rev. Francis Mariadas, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery in Norwalk.
Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Anthony Catholic Church, 130 S. Main Street, Milan, Ohio 44846.