William J. Stippich

March 22nd, 1948 - February 7th, 2018

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     William J. Stippich, age 69, of Erie, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Born in Pittsburgh, March 22, 1948, he was a son of the late William W. and Jeannie (Everson) Stippich.

     William was a graduate of Iroquois High School, class of 1966. He was a truck driver for Vantage Linen and transported U.S. Mail for John Dasher. He was a wonderful Papa and had a special bond with his granddaughter, he loved his family and friends, and his four dogs. He enjoyed golfing and was a devoted Cleveland Browns fan.

     William is survived by his wife of 43 years, Anita (Carlson) Stippich, of Erie, whom he married July 27, 1974; two sons, William E. Stippich, wife Teresa, of Millcreek and Brian Stippich, of Erie; a granddaughter, Taylor Jean Stippich, of Millcreek; a brother, Robert W. Stippich, of Erie; brothers-in-law, many cousins, nieces and nephews.

     Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 E. 38th St., Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 8 p.m., with Rev. Harry H. Johns III officiating.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Humane Society of NW PA, P.O. Box 3930, Erie, PA 16508, or A.N.N.A. Shelter, 1555 E. 10th St., Erie, PA 16511.