Thomas J. Pipp age 83 died the morning of May 4 2012 in Lakewood Ranch Florida. Tom was the son of Nora and Walter Pipp. Walter played first base in the 1920s for the New York Yankees. As the son of a player for the Yankees Tom was an avid baseball fan as well as a devoted father and a successful businessman. He will be remembered for his sense of humor and his love for telling stories of his adventures in the business world and his fathers days is baseball. He is survived by six children: Rev. Thomas J. Pipp S.J., of St. Paul Minnesota; Jaime (Gary) Deuling of Fremont Michigan; Lacy (Steve) Livingston of Saline Michigan; Mary Pipp of Safety Harbor Florida; Kathleen (Mark) Kemperman of Grand Rapids and Daniel (Tina) Pipp of Tampa Florida. He is also survived by his beloved 10 grandchildren two loving Boston terriers Patti and Gracie and his best friend of 66 years Stuart Jacobson. NOTE CHANGE OF SERVICE. Graveside services for Tom will take place in Grand Rapids on at at Woodlawn Cemetery (west side) corner of Kalamazoo and Alger SE.