Timothy J. Hippely, age 63, of Edinboro, PA, passed away suddenly on November 20, 2010 in Cleveland, OH. He was born June 28, 1947 in Wooster, OH, the son of the late Julius Hippely and Katherine Wahl Hippely of Orwell, OH. Tim graduated from Grand Valley High School in 1965, served with the United States Air Force in Vietnam, where he received the Purple Heart, and received his college degree from Lake Erie College in 1992.

Hippely, Timothy J.Tim started his career at White Motors, worked as a general foreman at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant and spent the last sixteen years of his career as an accountant and a unit supervisor at the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

Known for his ingenuity, Tim was a skilled carpenter, and enjoyed gardening and traveling with his wife and family. He had a deep appreciation for architecture, history and nature, especially hiking and the National Parks. Tim was always known to have a keen eye for photography, enjoyed art and was fond of cooking.

Tim is survived by his wife, Ann Weithman Hippely, and his two children, Timothy A. Hippely and Jennifer A. Hippely. He will be remembered by his siblings David Hippely, Barbara Burdette, Edward Hippely, Angela Nash, Gregory Hippely, Victor Hippely, Teresa Braid, Martin Hippely, Monica Whitesell; and, a large, loving, family of nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Katherine Gentis.

Visiting hours will be at the Van Matre Funeral Home of Edinboro, 306 Erie Street, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9pm. Friends are also encouraged to attend the funeral services on Friday morning starting with a prayer service at the funeral home at 9:30am followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am at Our Lady of the Lake Church in Edinboro. Rev. William E. Sutherland will officiate. Burial will follow at Edinboro Cemetery.