Wilfred E. Hipkiss

Wilfred E. Hipkiss, 83, of Deal Island, passed away Monday, November 10, 2014 at his home. Born in New Jersey on April 2, 1931, he was the son of the late Samuel Ernest and Rosina Godwin Hipkiss. He retired from Unisys Corp. serving as a Managing Director. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church where he formerly served as Treasurer, a member of the Deal Island, Chance Lion’s Club, a member of the Gideon Internationals, and Active in the Skipjack Heritage Inc. He was a U. S. Air Force and Korean War Veteran.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Joan Avon Hipkiss, his children Michael Dean Hipkiss of North Coventry, PA, Catherine Avon Macartney and her husband Richard of Overland Park Kansas, and William Eugene Hipkiss of Willow Grove, PA. also surviving are his daughter In-Law Carrie Ellen Hipkiss, his grandchildren, Lindsay Avon Macartney, Benjamin William Hipkiss, Logan Ryan Hipkiss and Jennifer Scheibe and her husband Michael Lewis, and a sister Dorothy Pentola of Glen Cove, NY, and several nieces and nephews.

A Funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 16, 2014, at 2:00 PM, in the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Wenona. Friends may call from 100 to 2:00 PM. Interment will follow the service in the Church Cemetery. Rev. David Webster will officiate.

Donations in Wilfred’s memory can be made to St. Paul’s Church c/o Leah Webster, 10140 Deal Island Road, Deal  Island, MD, 21821 or the Skipjack Heritage Inc. PO Box 158, Deal Island, MD, 21821.

To leave condolences for the family, please visit www.hinmanfuneralhome.com.

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