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William E. "Skip" Wible

Obituary for William E. "Skip" Wible

July 18, 1946 - December 19, 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 75


William E. Wible, of Philadelphia, passed away on Sunday, December 19, 2021 He was 75 years old. "Skip" as he was known affectionately by his family and friends, was born in Philadelphia on July 18, 1946 to the late Peter and Mary (née Montgomery) Wible. He was the husband to Lynn R. (née Spoerl) Wible with whom he is survived by. Skip worked in maintenance at Betz Laboratories, Inc. in Trevose, PA. In his free time, he enjoyed following politics, watching western movies, spending time with his family and friends, and enjoying an ice cold beer.

Along with his wife Lynn, Skip is survived by his daughter Mary Lynn Tailor (Banty) and his stepson Christopher S. Fricke (Kristie), along with his grandchildren: Hailey, Jeeya and Jace. He is survived also by three siblings: Denise Thompson (Lou), Colleen Buoncristiano (Benny), Darlene Wynne (Harold), and his sister in law Joann Wible. Skip is predeceased by his brother Jack Wible and his sister Carol Anderson. He will be fondly remembered by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to Skip's Life Celebration on Thursday, December 23, 2021 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. followed by his memorial mass at 10:00 a.m. at the church of St. Martha, 11301 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154. Interment is private. Contributions in memory of Skip may be made to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at or to the Wounded Warrior Project at

Family services are entrusted under the care of the John F. Givnish Life Celebration Home, 215-281-0100.

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