Brantford Red Sox Mourn Loss of Robbie Vipond

Robbie Vipond (first row seated, 2nd from the right) along with the 1961 Brantford Red Sox (photo credit

BRANTFORD - The Brantford Red Sox send our sincere condolences to the friends and family of Robbie Vipond on his recent passing.

Vipond was a player and co-owner on the Brantford Red Sox championship teams in the 1960's. In 2022 he was honoured for dedication and volunteerism to sport by the Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 1pm-4pm at Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course (formerly Northridge) 320 Balmoral Drive, Brantford. The family will share memories of Robbie at 2pm. Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to the McCleister Funeral Home, 495 Park Road N. Brantford. Donations to the Stedman Community Hospice or the Cancer Clinic at Brantford General Hospital would be appreciated in Robbie’s memory. More information can be found here.