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Philip T. Wolpert

February 16, 1957 ~ April 30, 2017 (age 60)
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Philip T. Wolpert, 60, of Decatur, Indiana, went to be with his Lord on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Phil was born in Adams County, IN on February 16, 1957 to the late Louis A. and Vera C. (Lengerich) Wolpert. On August 26, 1978, Phil married Jacqueline L. Bauserman.

Phil was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and was an usher for 20 years. He also served as treasurer of St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery for 30 years. He was the former owner of West End Restaurant for 35 years.

Phil is survived by his wife of 39 years, Jacqueline L. Wolpert of Decatur; a son, Justin (Jenny) Wolpert of South Whitley, IN; a daughter, Corrine (Daniel) Leist of Ft. Wayne, IN; three brothers, Michael (Jean) Wolpert of Bay Village, OH, James Wolpert of Hermann, MO and Charles (Sundra) Wolpert of Lafayette, IN; three sisters, Louise Wolpert and Rita Wolpert both of Decatur and Teresa (Farrell) Vernon of Ft. Wayne, IN; a granddaughter, Ariella Wolpert.

Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home with reciting of the Holy Rosary at 1:15 p.m.

A 10:00 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, May 4th at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Father Bob J. Lengerich will be officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Per the request of the Phil Wolpert family: Monetary memorials may be made to Sisters of Saint Agnes for retired and infirmed sisters; St. Vincent DePaul Society and ACCF Angel Cancer Fund.

The family requests that keepsakes such as: wind chimes, statues, garden benches, garden stones, clocks, throws, banners, blankets, candles, lanterns, artificial wreaths and artificial arrangements be omitted.

 Service Information

Recitation of the Rosary
May 3, 2017

1:15 PM
Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home
Decatur, IN

May 3, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home
Decatur, IN

Funeral Service
May 4, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
Decatur, IN

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