William H. Lippmann, 87, of Edinburg, PA passed away the evening of January 29, 2020 at home with his family at his side.
William was born April 15, 1932 in New Castle. He was the son of the late William P. and Elizabeth Denny Lippmann. William was married to the former Anna M. Kraner. She preceded him in death of October 18, 2008. They were married of 52 years. Mr. Lippmann was of the Roman Catholic faith and a member of Holy Spirit Parish and former member of St. James the Apostle Church. William was a graduate of Shenango High School.
Following graduation, William enlisted in the United States Army on January 29, 1953 in Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Lippmann earned the rank of Corporal on July 20, 1954. William was awarded numerous medals and citations, among those were the Army Occupation Medal Germany, and National Defense Service Medal. Mr. Lippmann was Honorably Discharged on January 6, 1955 at Camp Kilmer New Jersey. William retired after 15 years of service as an Etcher and Truck Driver with Custom Etch, Inc. in New Castle. William was also a manager for Kroger Supermarket for 30 years.
Mr. Lippmann enjoyed the outdoors, going to the mountains and hunting. He loved country music and keeping busy. His greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. Lippmann is survived by his six children, Robert W. (Karen) Lippmann of Mercer, PA, Veronica A. (LeRoy) Houk of Sharon, PA, William A (Terry) Lippmann of Bessemer, Rose M. (John) Maritch, Ronald E. Lippmann, and Gwendolen J. Lippmann, all of New Castle; five grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife Anna, William was preceded in death by his son, Joseph Lippmann; and two brothers, Jim Lippmann and Don Lippmann.
Visitation will be held 3 to 6 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Noga Funeral Home Inc. 1142 Mill Street, New Castle. The New Castle Area Honor Guard will perform full military honors for William at 5:45 p.m. in the funeral home.
A Blessing Service will immediately follow visitation in the funeral home at 6 p.m. Deacon Dan Kielar will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Online condolence may be viewed or offered by visiting www.nogafuneralhome.com
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