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William H. Whipp Sr.

Obituary
  • "I remembered Whipp when I worked for GTE as a technician....."
    - Anita Lehigh
  • "Remembering the days at GTE and bumping into you while..."
    - A.D.

YORK William H. Whipp, Sr. entered into eternal rest on Friday, April 11, 2014, at 8:57 a.m. after a lengthy illness at Misericordia Nursing and Rehab Center at the age of 83. He was the husband of Helen G. (Kupscznk) Whipp who he married on May 23, 2000. He was born in Dallas, Pa. on January 13, 1931 and was the son of the late Ernest Whipp and Effie Gay. William retired as a telephone lineman at GTE. He served in the Navy Reserves. He was a member of the George M. Dallas Lodge #531 Free and Accepted Masons, the Moose Lodge, Hawks Club, and the Susquehanna Senior Center. He was also a member of Bible Baptist Church in York. William is survived by his wife, Helen of York; daughter, Margaret L. McWhirter and husband Steven of York; two sons, William H. Whipp, Jr. and wife Heidi of Felton, and Joseph N. Whipp and wife Rochelle of York; two stepdaughters, Helen N. Williams of Virginia and Kathleen M. Cramer of Delaware; two stepsons, Anthony Morgan III of Delaware, and Stephen Morgan of Delaware; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; five siblings, Evelyn Root of Florida, Ralph Whipp of New York, Robert Gay of New York, Doris Lewis of Dallas, Pa., and Theodore Whipp of Shavertown, Pa.; and numerous nieces and nephews. A viewing will be held Tues., April 15, 2014 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. A Service of Honor and Praise for William will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Ronald Wettstein, assistant pastor at Bible Baptist Church in York. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be offered to George M. Dallas Lodge #531 Free and Accepted Masons, 60 Main St., Dallas, PA 18612. William loved doing yard work. He enjoyed fishing and boating. But most of all, he loved being busy, he was never one to sit still. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Online condolences may be made to burgfuneralhome.com
Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Apr. 14, 2014
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