Michael P. Hipszer
Michael P. Hipszer, 90, widower of Alliene (Christman) Hipszer, formerly of Pennsburg, died October 7, 2011 at Sanatoga Court.
Born in Norristown, he was a son of the late Stanley and Catherine (Zielinski) Hipszer.
He was a World War II Veteran of the U.S. Navy Submarine Service.
He retired in 1984 as the assistant foreman of the maintenance department from Superior Tube Company after 43 years of employment. He was a member of the Upper Hanover Township Authority for twelve years. He was a member of St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, the Harry’s Yeoman Golf League for 22 years, the Upper Perkiomen Golf League, the Harleysville Senior Citizen Center and he was a former volunteer for the United Way.
Surviving are seven sons, Ray L. Hipszer and wife, Elizabeth, of Barto, Michael P. Hipszer, Jr., and wife, Kathy, of Shillington, Neil T. Hipszer and wife, Barbara, of Stowe, Glenn R. Hipszer and wife, Janet, of Pennsburg, Jan S. Hipszer and wife, Melanie, of Anchorage, Alaska, Dana E. Hipszer and wife, Dyan, of Pennsburg and Stephen A. Hipszer and wife, Cindy, of Hummelstown; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and three great great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by two brothers, Stanley and Thomas Hipszer and a sister, Olga Shearer.
A funeral mass will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 1325 Klinerd Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073 with Rev. Robert A. Roncase officiating. A viewing will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the church. A private interment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the church. Arrangements are by Mann-Slonaker Funeral Home, East Greenville. Share memories and offer condolences to the family at www.mannslonakerfuneralhome.com.