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Wallace Hipple Sr.

 Wallace K. “Hip” Hipple Sr., 87, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Monday, November 28, 2016, at Harrisburg Hospital.

 He was born on September 13, 1929, in Middletown and was the loving son of the late Stephen G. and I. Gertrude (Musgrave) Hipple.

 Wallace was retired from Fruehauf Corp. and Eshenaur Fuel. He was an avid camper, boater and fisherman, but also enjoyed gardening, building and plumbing.

 In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.

 Wallace is survived by his wife of 67 years, Faye (Herneisey) Hipple; five children, Wally Jr. (Christine) of Linglestown, Kathy Cochran of Royalton, Deb Manfred (Gene) of Middletown, Steve (Debbie) of Belleville, Sue Goss (Norman) of Middletown; 18 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

 A tribute to Wallace’s life will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 1 p.m. at Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, PA 17057, with the Rev. Dr. J. Richard Eckert officiating. There will be a viewing from 12 p.m. until the hour of the service on Friday.

 Interment will be at Middletown Cemetery, Middletown.

 In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Wallace’s name to the charity of donor’s choice.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:18

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