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Judith (Mirek) Zipfel

November 2, 1945 ~ February 7, 2022 (age 76)


Judith Mirek Zipfel, age 76, of West Grove, Pennsylvania, formerly of Lansdale, PA, passed away on Monday February 7, 2022 at the Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA.  She was the wife of Carl Zipfel Jr., with whom she shared 55 years of marriage.  Born in Hartford, CT, she was a daughter of the late Edward J. Mirek and the late Virginia Carey Mirek.

Judith worked as an executive assistant in the insurance industry prior to and for many years after staying at home and dedicating herself to raising her children. She was a devote Catholic her entire life and was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in West Grove.  She enjoyed vacationing with the family and later, travelling to various locations and countries with her husband. But, most of all, she enjoyed spending time with and caring for her granddaughters. She will always be remembered for her kindness and selfless devotion to her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Patricia Zipfel and her husband Eric Stewart, of North Carolina and Nancy Andrews and her husband John of Wisconsin; one son, Carl Zipfel III and his wife Danielle of Lincoln University, PA; two brothers, Edward Mirek Jr. and his wife Virginia of CT and James Mirek and his wife Diane of CT; one sister, Lynn Stearns and her husband Edward of CT; her sister in law Kathleen of MA; and two grandchildren, Carleigh and Camille Zipfel.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Gary.

You are invited to visit with Judith’s family and friends from 10-11:20AM Friday February 11, 2022 at Assumption BVM Catholic Church 300 State Rd. West Grove, PA 19390.  Her mass of Christian burial will follow at 11:30AM.  Interment will be in St. Patrick Cemetery Kennett Square.  Contributions in her memory may be made to The Bridge Food Panty. Please may checks payable to the Avon Grove Church of the Nazarene and include The Bridge Food Pantry in the memo and a note to let them know the gift is in honor of Judith Zipfel. Checks may be sent to 240 State Rd, West Grove, PA 19390. 

Arrangements are by Matthew J. Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory 484-734-8100.  To view her online obituary, please visit

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February 11, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:20 AM
Assumption BVM Catholic Church (West Grove)

Funeral Mass
February 11, 2022

11:30 AM
Assumption BVM Catholic Church (West Grove)

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