Stephanie Gayle Bordy Lipman

Date of birth: September 29 1954

Date of death: April 5 2019

Stephanie Gayle Bordy Lipman died at her home in Portland, Oregon on April 5, 2019. Stephanie was born in Kansas City, Missouri on September 29, 1954. She danced as a youth and excelled in ballet, tap and gymnastics. She danced in the children’s dance company in several Starlight Theater productions and in The Nutcracker with the Kansas City Junior Ballet. She was a member of the gymnastics and drill teams at Shawnee Mission East High School. She attended the University of Missouri and graduated from the University of Arizona. She began her career trading stocks and bonds at BC Christopher in Kansas City and eventually retired from DA Davidson in Portland.

Stephanie fought a long and vigorous battle against breast cancer.She fought it on her own terms and did not let it define her.What defined her was love, laughter, family, fun, perseverance, and the care and keeping of friendships.She loved being with family, hanging out with her grandchildren, golfing with her girlfriends, traveling and outdoor activities of almost any kind.

She is survived by her partner, Ken Phillips, and her daughter Jaime Lipman (Michael) Zwerling and two grandchildren, Brendan and Lily Zwerling, her siblings Michael (Susan), Valerie and Jennifer Bordy, and her Uncle Gene (Barbara) Rostov and many cousins, nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, Marvin and Alice Bordy.

Donations in her memory are suggested to Stand UP to Cancer, the Susan Komen Race for Cure Oregon or your city chapter, or the charity of your choice.A celebration of her life is being planned.

22 tribute candles have been lit

Candle lit by Staff at Crown Memorial Center Our sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Monty Bales You are an inspiration and a blessing to you all. Let be and miss you kiddo!

Candle lit by Roberta I love you my friend. You will always be by my side at the pool and on the golf course. I’ll miss your smile and our belly laughs. ????????

Candle lit by Melissa Rummler-Jordan I am so sorry. Thinking of you Uncle Kenny. You have 2 beautiful Angel's watching over you now.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Michael Bordy Rest In Peace, my sister and friend. May your memory always be bright.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Wendy Tapper I see your smile in the stars sweet friend. I will cherish our memories always.

Candle lit by Marie Koffman My sincere condolences.

Candle lit by Michelle Heffron The journey with cancer is not easy. to fight as best you can with the support of your friends and family is a blessing.

Candle lit by Benjamin Cooper I worked with Stephanie at D.A. Davidson and always enjoyed her warm smile and positive attitude. I remember playing golf on her team in the company tournament at Langdon Farms and having so much fun. She is loved by many and will be truly missed.

Candle lit by Aaron Clifton Prayers of hope that the void in your hearts will soon be replaced by the lovely memories you all share.

Candle lit by Sandy Aguirre Mayer I remember the Bordy family when my brother Steve played on a 3 & 2 baseball time with her brother Mike. All of us girls tried to stay entertained while the boys played on....

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Betty Bordy Rest In Peace Stephanie.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Marsha Rubin Her beautiful soul will be felt by many forever. Rest In Peace, Stephanie.

Candle lit by Helena An amazing woman, she lit up a room when she walked in and lived life to the fullest. Truly a blessing to have known her. May Stephanie rest in peace

Candle lit by Janet Stein Fullington Always a smile on your face is how I’ll remember you