WO1 Phillip C. Hipchen was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/08/2004 at the age of 55.1
Kittanning, PA
Flight Classes 69-41 and 69-39
Date of Birth 09/05/1949
Served in the U.S. Army
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More detail on this person: Hipchen, Phillip C. Phillip C. Hipchen, 55, of Kittanning, formerly of Hazel Hurst, died Friday, Oct. 8, 2004 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh. He was born Sept. 5, 1949 in Kane (McKean County) to C. Duane and Nancy (Daugherty) Hipchen. Mr. Hipchen was employed by the Pennsylvania State Police in Kittanning as a corporal, retiring in 1996. He was a Army veteran, serving as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. He was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Adrian. His other memberships included the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association; the Veterans of Foriegn Wars, where he was a lifetime member; the NRA; and the Armstrong Police Association. He was an avid hunterand active in Relay for life with the St. Mark's Holy Cats Team. Survivors include, his wife Sally (Henry) Hipchen; one son, David Hipchen and his fiancee, Janine Crissman of Ford City; two daughters, Lisa Montebell and husband Gary and Christy Hipchen, all of Kittanning; one grandson, Trey Cruse; his mother of Kane; one stepson, John Henry and his wife Jamie of Gibsonia; one stepgrandson, Jack Henry; one stepgranddaughter, Joselyn Henry; one brother, Donald Hipchen of Buffalo, N.Y.; and one sister, Kathy Myers and husband Steven of Kane; four brothers-in-law, Chester Choncek and wife Esther, Michael Choncek and wife Cheri, John Choncek and wife Bunny and Jack Guntrum, all of Kittanning; two sisters-in-law, Gloria Roncher of Kittanning and Margaret Drennen of Homer City; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father; one brother-in-law, Richard Drennen; and one sister-in-law, Patricia Guntrum. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Bauer Funeral Home, 515 N. McKean St., Kittanning. Funeral ceremonies will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Adrian, with the Rev. Arlyn H. Eisenbrandt officiating. Burial will be private. The family requests memorial contributions to St. Mark's Holy Cats, Relay for Life team.

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