May 4, 2021
Mr. Stephen William Shippie, age 71, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at The Pearl at Fort Mill in South Carolina. A Memorial Mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 3635 Park Road, Charlotte, N.C. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Stephen was a Boston boy through and through, loving the Red Sox and The Patriots. He was one of five sons of the late John William Shippie and Mary Agnes Ryan Shippie and the first in his family to graduate from college. After graduating from Northeastern University, he worked as an Executive Financial Analyst for FDIC and traveled the world helping suffering countries such as Bosnia and Palestine with USAid. He gave his whole heart to everything and everyone, mostly his family. He was a world traveler, golfer, fisherman and avid hiker, always singing and laughing along the way. Nothing brought him more joy than his family, the love of his life, his wife and soulmate, his children and his beautiful granddaughters. If you were blessed to have known Stephen, you would never forget his warm hugs and wicked humor. Left to carry on his memory are his wife Carol Ann Lieberman Shippie; his son Brett Shippie and his wife Blythe of Aldie, VA; his daughter Heather Shippie Giese and her husband Greg of Charlotte, NC; his brothers, John “Jay” Shippie. Jr and his wife Barbara of Boston, MA, Thomas Shippie of Naples, FL; his grandchildren Grace Devan and Honor Everley Shippie, and Graysen Ryan Giese. In addition to his parents, Stephen was preceded in death by his borthers James Shippie and Mark Shippie. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to AFTD, 2700 Horizon Drive - Suite 120, King of Prussia, PA 19406; or St. Judd Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Mr. Stephen William Shippie, age 71, passed away Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at The Pearl at Fort Mill in South Carolina. A Memorial Mass will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 3635 Park Road, Charlotte, N.C. Born... View Obituary & Service Information
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