LODD Deputy Chief Tony Lippers - Service Information
The Town of Caledon announced the death of Deputy Chief Tony Lippers, a member of Caledon Fire and Emergency Services in a news release earlier today.
Tony passed away yesterday, May 22, 2013 with family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer.
Tony served a number of community fire services before joining Caledon Fire and Emergency Services in 2006 as Deputy Chief. Prior to joining the Town, he served as Assistant Fire Chief in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Chief Fire Prevention Officer for the Orillia Fire Department (City of Orillia), and Senior Fire Inspector for the Ajax Fire Department (City of Ajax). Tony served early in his career as a volunteer firefighter in the communities of Mariposa and Ajax. He was also an accomplished design engineer.
Tony was a dedicated Deputy Fire Chief with Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, and a contributor to a number of fire service organizations across Ontario, he will be sadly missed by many.


Deputy Chief Tony Lippers – Caledon Fire & Emergency Services

Peacefully at Southlake Health Care Centre, Newmarket, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 in his 55th year; beloved husband of Barbara; loving father of Elizabeth Baron (Jon) and Chris (Leanne); cherished grandfather of Paige and Payton; dear brother of Captain Ben (Captain Isobel); beloved brother in law of Helen Bogl, Richard Bogl (Lou Anne); loving uncle of Rachael, Alicia, Julia, Crystal and Greg; dear son-in- law of Katharina Bogl. Tony will be missed by many other relatives and friends.
Family will receive friends at Dods & McNair Funeral Home & Chapel, 21 First St, Orangeville (519 941 1392) on Monday, May 27, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
A tree will be planted in memory of Tony in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. A dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 8th, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.


Plan to arrive at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School at 8:30 a.m. The procession leaves from Robert F. Hall and will pass in front of Town Hall, and on to the Caledon Community Complex.

Please be advised that we have created an online map showing the various locations and parking options. Click here. (Please note this map may not be available from all mobile devices.)

Details are also available on the Town of Caledon website, at www.caledon.ca/fire


Visitation Details

Visitation to take place Monday, May 27, 2013, 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Dods & McNair Funeral Home & Chapel, 21 First St., Orangeville ON L9W 2C8

Funeral to take place Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Mustering OF Uniformed Personnel – 8:30 a.m. – Please plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m. at the Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School. Parking instructions follow. IMPORTANT: Please email dave.pelayo@caledon.ca and darryl.thompson@caledon.ca to register your intent to take part in the processional march, with:
  • organization information;
  • point of contact (name, email, mobile number); and,
  • estimated number of personnel expected.
You will be greeted at the school and directed into formation.

Processional March - 10:00 a.m. – March to step off from Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School, to proceed along Old Church Road in a westerly direction, and to arrive at Caledon Community Complex.

Location: Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School, 6500 Old Church Rd., Caledon ON, L7C 0H3

Procession arrives - 10:50 a.m. – Procession to arrive and enter the Caledon Community Complex

Location: Caledon Community Complex, 6215 Old Church Road, Caledon ON, L7C 1J7

Seating : 10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Seating of Family, Friends, Dignitaries and Mourners will take place during this time.

Memorial Service - 11:00 a.m. onwards

Please join us for a period of fellowship and refreshment immediately following the memorial service at the Banquet Hall at the Caledon Community Complex.


Parking for Fire, Police, Paramedic and other uniformed personnel participants:
Option 1: Parking is available at the soccer fields adjacent to the OPP building. Traffic control will assist you in parking. It is a short walk to the Mustering at Robert F. Hall. As well, a shuttle is available and will run before and after the procession, from approximately 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 15924 Innis Lake Road, Caledon ON, L7C 3B3

Option 2: Parking is available at Robert F. Hall Catholic Secondary School, where Mustering will take place. We encourage you to use Option 1, as to cause the least interruption possible to the school.
Location: 6500 Old Church Rd., Caledon ON, L7C 0H3

Guest Parking

Option 1: Caledon Community Complex (CCC). If you require Accessible parking or if you are an attending dignitary, there will be reserved parking at the CCC. Please indicate to traffic control and they will direct you.
Location: 6215 Old Church Road, Caledon ON, L7C 1J7

Option 2: Fire and Emergency Services Headquarters
Location: 6085 Old Church Road, Caledon ON, L7C 1G6

Option 3: Town of Caledon Town Hall
Location: 6311 Old Church Road, Caledon ON, L7C 1J6

All details and map available at www.caledon.ca/fire
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