James “Chip” Cipolletti, beloved husband of Gerri (Kamme); dearest father of Carla Belfiore (Jeffrey), Dr. Christine Cipolletti (Dr. Greg Kitagawa) and Laura Cipolletti (Michael Lea); devoted grandfather of Brooke, Brandon, Nicole and Ryan Belfiore and Madeline, James, Noelle and Ella Kitagawa; dear brother of Armand (Elizabeth), Alfred (Donna) and Joanne Paonsha (Mark); uncle, cousin and friend to many. Former Principal of Wiley Middle School and Cleveland Heights High School. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday February 27, 2016 at 11 a.m at Holy Redeemer Church. Interment All Souls Cemetery. The family will receive friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., LYNDHURST (BETWEEN RICHMOND AND BRAINARD) FRIDAY 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M.