John "Sean" Fitzgerald Lapinski

Born: Thu., Jun. 20, 1963
Died: Fri., Mar. 30, 2018

Celebration of Life

5:00 PM Sat., Apr. 07, 2018
Location: Shelbyville Community Church

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   John “Sean” Fitzgerald Lapinski, 54, of Shelbyville met Jesus face to face on Good Friday, March 30, 2018 at his residence,

  He was born in Rush County on June 20, 1963.  He graduated high school in 1981 from North Decatur in Decatur County.

  He served in both the Marine Corp and Army National Guard.  He received his Associates in Organizational Leadership from Purdue.  He was employed by Pilkington/NSG.

  He was preceded in death by both of his adoptive parents, Al and Ann (Cullen) Lapinski, as well as his 1st wife, Stella (Huff) Lapinski.

  He is survived by his wife, Melissa (Wilbanks) Lapinski of Shelbyville; children, Thomas Lapinski of Shelbyville, Shannon (Lapinski) Clouse and husband, Joe, of Arlington; Krysten Lapinski of Shelbyville, and Cameron Kirkwood of Richland; grandchildren, Mason and Noah Clouse of Arlington; biological mother, Betty (McGowan) Landis of Kokomo, sister, Linda (Lapinski) Holstein and husband, Bill, of Columbus; brother, Bill Cone and wife, Susan (Carpenter) Cone, of Kokomo.

  A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Shelbyville Community Church with service to begin at 5 p.m.

  Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Shelby County, P.O. Box 844, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 Funeral Directors Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Lapinski family.

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Melissa Keough
   Posted Fri March 30, 2018
Sorry about your loss. Sean will be missed.

Veronica Stewart
   Posted Wed April 04, 2018
So sorry for your loss I went to school with Sean at North Decatur we also grew up together at Lake Santee

John and Cindy Catellier
   Posted Fri April 06, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. Thomas, Linda and Bill, you are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time in your lives. May God Bless you all.

Becky Crowe
   Posted Sat April 07, 2018
My husband Leon and I send our sympathy to the family. We live at Lake Santee and knew the Lapinski family. They were a great part of the community. So sorry for your loss.

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