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Marianne Lipcsei


Marianne Lipcsei, age 68 of Grand Rapids, went to be with The Lord on May 15, 2021. She is survived by her husband, Frank Lipcsei; son, Jason Heath and wife Michelle Hoey-Heath; their children, Charlie and Andrew; daughter, Dr. Christina Clise and husband Thomas; their children, Jason and Alice; sister, Alishia (Guy) Terrill, and many nieces and nephews. Marianne was preceded in death by parents, John and Martha Cesare; sisters, Ann Marie Cesare, Marlene Cesare; and brother, Leonard Cesare. She was deeply religious, faithful servant who loved her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed roller-blading and cross-country skiing. Visitation will take place 6-8 pm Friday, May 21, 2021 at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546. Funeral services will be held 12:00 pm May 22, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church, 508 Franklin Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417 with visitation one hour prior. Rev. Troy Hauser-Brydon officiating. Masks and social distancing will be required. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids, 1806 Bridge St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

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  1. What words can I say about the sweetest, most wonderful person you’d ever meet. She was a friend to everyone. She gave her all to those she loved. She always wore a smile, cracked a joke, did whatever she could to make you smile. I will miss her every single day of my life.

  2. Love you lots Marianne! Many laughs we have shared! Art and I will miss you!

  3. I am giving thanks for the beautiful life of Marianne. She was a great inspiration to me.

  4. Remembering the Joyfilled times with Marianne , together we often attended Card class & Zumba at Gildas Club & times whenever I was feeling my Worst ,Marianne had a way to make the day brighter, with A cheerful Reading of her Bible or bible study book.. She’s touched my Life in Many ways & inspired so many others, Her Faith,Kindness, Love & the Strength that God Gave Her each moment of the day, The Laughter we Shared,the memories,the words of Cheer will always be remembered as She was a Beacon of Faith to All who knew her .
    Love & Prayers to the Family,May you all hang on to the Memories & cherish those fun Loving moments & Be Joyful, as you keep Her memory alive in your Hearts while Knowing She is in the Loving Arms of our Savior ,Rejoicing & Dancing with The Angel’s, as Her Laughter echos throughout the Heavens.

  5. Rest In Peace Marianne, Frances and I will cherish the many fun memories we have of you. We are proud to have been your first Canadian friends.

  6. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We wish we had the right words to say; just know that you are in our thoughts.

  7. I’m sorry Frank! My heart goes out to you and your family. Xoxo. She was a sweet woman and always so nice.

  8. All the best to the family. We’ve been remembering all the fun times with her. Sad day indeed. Love you guys.

  9. I will always remember Marianne as the kindest person you could ever meet, bar none.

  10. Extending my deepest condolences to Jason and your family. Praying for strength , comfort , and peace for you and your family.

  11. Thoughts and prayers to you Frank! I will always remember you two dancing at my wedding.

  12. My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your mother.
    It is never easy to lose a loved one, and it is especially difficult to lose a mother. I know how important she was to you.

  13. love ya Frank it a season of loss for both of us. Prayers of strength and comfort at this time.

  14. So sorry for your loss. Marianne will be missed by many. She was one of the strongest and sweetest example for others. Our annual ornament exchange won’t be the same without her.

  15. Our heartfelt condolences to the Heath family and Frank. Marianne was a fighter to the end and her spirit lives on in her kids and grandkids . Wish we could deliver hugs in person. Take care of each other. Love John and Maureen

  16. Marianne, you were a fighter to the end. Thanks for all the times you helped me through my journey. We will miss you and will do our best to support Frank and the rest of your family from a distance. So sorry we can’t be there in person to say goodbye. May the angels hold you safe.
    Frank, Marianne’s passing will leave a big hole in your heart and life. Hold onto the good memories.
    Jason, Tina and families, Remember the good times with your mom and Mimi. Thanks for all you are doing to help.
    Big virtual hugs to you all.

  17. Frank,

    I weep with you my friend.
    God in his wisdom has decided that Marianne has completed her course. What a bittersweet moment!
    Praying for God’s strength as you grieve; we grieve with you.

    Mark & Sally

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