Paul E. Whipple


Paul E. Whipple 67, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2020. He was born in Niskayuna, NY on August 11, 1952 to Harry and Marjory Whipple.

He was a graduate of Colonie Central High School and then entered the US Army. He served in Germany during the Vietnam War as a medic and was awarded the Sharpshooter Medal and National Defense Service Medal.

After receiving an honorable discharge, Paul worked as an aide at Albany Medical Center. He became a LPN at Albany Occupational Center and received his RN from Russell Sage. Paul became a team leader and worked in nursing management at the Daughter of Sarah Nursing Home and several other Albany nursing facilities.

In 1993, Paul and his wife Susan bought a home in Saratoga County. He enjoyed taking long rides around Saratoga Lake, going to the horse races, watching movies at the local Drive In and all the things the Saratoga County lifestyle offered. He was a talented photographer and enjoyed working around the house. He was an animal lover and could often be found playing with his five dogs.

He was predeceased by his parents Harry and Marjory Whipple, brothers Timothy and Peter Whipple and father in law Leo Maguire. Paul is survived by his wife Susan Maguire-Whipple; daughter Jennifer MacDonald; siblings Harry Whipple (Mary), Robert Whipple (Linda), Mark Whipple (Anita), David Whipple, Lori Moutray (Peter), Beth Whipple (Chris) and Amy Borst (Mark); mother in law Janice Maguire; brother in law Kevin Maguire; sister in law Janice McNamara (Scott); uncle Edward Karl; and several nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

A private service with military honors will be held at the Gerald B H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Duell Road, Schuylerville.

Memorial contributions in memory of Paul may be made to the Saratoga County Animal Shelter, Disabled Veterans or your local food bank.

Guest Book

David M Whipple

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Paul will be remembered
forever and deeply missed.Brother David.
God bless.

Patti Shelli

Susan & family,

Very sad to hear of cousin Paul’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. Paul, much appreciation for your service to our country.

Love & Blessings,
Ron & Patti (Sleasman) Shelli

Rick Siscanaw

I am very sadden to hear this news from Jack. He was the youngest of our gang of friends, the first to leave us, and above all - he was a Whipple. A part of your childhood disappears, you have the memories, but your world becomes more empty. My heart goes out to the family for this loss.

Diane (Dee) Parvis Parks

My condolences to Paul's wife and the rest of his family. Paul was my cousin whom I am sorry to say
I have not seen in many years. Thank you for serving our country. Rest in peace.

Ed Karl (Skip)

God bless Paul and his family.