Lipcan, Anna Helena Lewandowski Anna H. Lipcan, age 93, of South Shore Dr. East Haven, formerly of New Haven & Branford, passed away February 14, 2009 at CT Hospice in Branford. Married on Nov. 11, 1939 Anna is the wife of Michael T. Lipcan, Sr. Born on November 3, 1915 in New Haven she was a daughter of the late Frank & Helena Lugofet Lewandowski. Besides her husband Anna is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Barbara & her husband Patrick Bagley of Wilmington, DE, her son Michael T. Lipcan, Jr, & his wife JoAnn of Branford; 2 grandchildren, nephews & nieces including Jayne Ryzewski of Branford. Anna was predeceased by a sister Lillian Ryzewski & brothers Stanley, Ludwig, Vincent & Rudolph Lewandowski. A seamstress, she worked for Sunbean Dress Co. for many years and retired from the Alba Dress Co. in 1980. A lifelong member of St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, Anna was involved in the Immaculate Conception Society, the Pyrohy Workers and many other church activities. A graduate of the Woodward School Class of 1929, she attended annual reunions for more than 50 years. Relatives and friends may visit with her family on Wednesday at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden from 9:00 to 10:30 AM and may later attend a Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday in St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, New Haven. A Panachyda Service will take place in the funeral home Wednesday morning at 10 AM. Interment will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to St. Michael's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 569 George St. New Haven, CT 06510.

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  1. Barbara and Pat and Pop Lipcan, We have such wonderful and special memories of Mom Lipcan!! She was as sweet as they come, and we always felt like family. Our special sympathies are sent to you as you celebrate the life of a truly wonderful woman! With love, Phyllis Nolan

  2. Barbara and Pat, I never had the pleasure of meeting your Mother, but I know she was a special lady from the stories Phyllis has told over the years. Also, she had to be to raise such a wonderful daughter. I greatly appreciate your friendship to Phyllis all these many years and to me when I have had the pleasure of being in Chadds Ford, also. I send you my heartfelt sympathy on your loss. You are not alone. Love, Maureen.

  3. Dear Barbara and Patrick, I am sorry that Phyllis and I were unable to be with you both during this difficult time. Please know, however, that we were with you in spirit. We have so many great memories of times with Mom and Pop and I am certain that these wonderful memories will help us all deal with her passing. One of my fondest memories will always be Mom’s wonderful smile and cheerful response………Sure, why not.. Love, George

  4. Dear Barbara and Patrick, I’m sorry that we can’t be there with you at this time. Please accept our sympathy and know that you are prayerfully remembered. With Sympathy, Mary Ellen and Ed

  5. Dear Mike & Barbara (Jean): I have just learned of Anna’s death and it saddens me not to have been able to say a final goodbye. Your family was a very large part of our family;and my walks Barbara to the plaza a highlight of my summer memories. You are both in my thoughts and prayers. With Love and sympathy,

  6. My Dear Barbara and Patrick, How blessed you are to have had Mom for all these years. And, how blessed she was to have had the two of you to love her. My thoughts and prayers are with you as you take this time to celebrate her wonderful life.

  7. Our prayers go out to Mike and the family. She was a very special lady. May she rest in peace.

  8. To the Lipcan family: so very sorry to hear of Anna’s loss. She was a very sweet lady and I’m glad to have known her, even for only the 1 1/2 yrs she was my mom’s roommate at The Village. Cherish the memories you have of her! Sincerely yours, Angela Monaco

  9. We send our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of an extraordinary woman. We will never forget her. God bless her and her family: Michael, her loving husband; Barbara, her beloved daughter; and Patrick, her wonderful son-in-law. She is at peace now.

  10. We send our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of an extraordinary woman. We will never forget her. God bless her and her family: Michael, her loving husband; Barbara, her beloved daughter; and Patrick, her wonderful son-in-law. She is at peace now.

  11. We send our most sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family of an extraordinary woman. We will never forget her. God bless her and her family: Michael, her loving husband; Barbara, her beloved daughter; and Patrick, her wonderful son-in-law. She is at peace now.

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