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Faye A. Hipple


Faye A. Hipple, 85, of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, June 4, 2017 in Osteopathic Community General Hospital, Harrisburg. She was the widow of Wallace K. “Hip” Hipple, whom she was married to for over 67 years.

Faye was born on April 1, 1932 in Middletown, Pa., the daughter of the late Leroy P. and Bertha R. (Fallinger) Herneisey.

She was a retired seamstress for the former Hesteco Manufacturing. Faye loved to bake and also to talk to friends and family on Facebook. She enjoyed reading and shopping, but her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren.

Faye is survived by her children Wallace K. and wife Christina Hipple of Linglestown, Kathy Cochran of Royalton, Debra and husband Gene Manfred of Middletown, Stephen and wife Deborah Hipple of Bellville, and Susan and husband Norman Goss of Middletown; her brother Neal and wife Tina Herneisey; 19 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

A tribute to Faye’s life will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 260 East Main St., Middletown, Pa. Viewing will be from 10 until 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Middletown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Middletown Interfaith Food Pantry, 201 Wyoming St., Middletown, PA 17057.

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