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Christian F. Hellpap, Jr.

January 24, 1931 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 91)


Christian F. Hellpap, Jr., age 91, of Whitman, formerly of Middleborough, died on Monday, June 6, 2022, at the VA Healthcare in West Roxbury.

Born in Wonewoc, Wisconsin, he was the son of the late Christian & Frieda (Lange) Hellpap.  Christian was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Occupation of Japan and the Korean Conflict.  He had been employed as a Foreman at Abrasive Products in South Braintree for 25 years and later at Halliday Lithograph in Plympton.  Christian was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Middleborough, and volunteered for many years at the Council on Aging in Middleborough.  He was also a member of the American Legion Post #40 of Plymouth.

Christian was the beloved husband of Ethel Gloria (Shenett) (Perkins) Hellpap and the late Mary (Richards) Hellpap; loving father of Christian Hellpap & his wife Pamela of Texas, John Hellpap of North Carolina, Mary LeDonne & her husband Robert of Middleborough, Catherine Blake & her husband Peter of Wareham and the late Daniel Hellpap.  He is also survived by Gloria's family, Dana Perkins & his wife Rhonda of Whitman, Allen Perkins of Whitman and Donna Mattson & her husband John of North Carolina; his many grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; his brother Wayne Hellpap and the late Theodore Hellpap, Wilfred Hellpap, Evelyn Dean, and Ronald Hellpap; and uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to the visiting hours at the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak Street, Middleborough, on Sunday, June 12, 2022, from 3:00-6:00 PM.

All are welcome to gather at the Ashley Funeral Home, Middleborough, on Monday, June 13, 2022, starting at 9:15 AM, followed by his funeral Mass of Christian burial at Saint Isidore Parish, Sacred Heart Church, 340 Centre Street, Middleborough, at 10:00 AM.

Interment at Saint Mary's Cemetery, Wood Street, Middleborough.

Contributions in Christian's memory may be made to the Council on Aging, 558 Plymouth Street, Middleborough, MA 02346 or to the American Heart Association, 300 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451.

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Visiting Hours
June 12, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Drolette Funeral Services, Inc. DBA Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Gathering of Family and Friends
June 13, 2022

9:15 AM
Drolette Funeral Services, Inc. DBA Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Funeral Mass
June 13, 2022

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Church
340 Centre Street
Middleborough, MA 02346


Saint Mary's Cemetery
Wood Street
Middleborough, MA 02346


Council on Aging
558 Plymouth Street, Middleborough MA 02346

American Heart Association
300 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham MA 02451

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