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Walter Pylypiak

March 26, 1951 - November 19, 2023

Walter Pylypiak, 72, of Hamilton passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Serenity Hospice Inpatient Unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital surrounded by his loving wife and daughters.

Born and raised in Trenton, NJ he was a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Hamilton High School West and attended Mercer County Community College. Walt was a talented self-employed master craftsman who had a knack for working with his hands. He practiced his trade at several local small family-owned businesses. He enjoyed working in his garden and was a huge science fiction buff. Walt was all about his family, and he loved his grandsons more than anything. He aways had words of wisdom to share and he would always do the right thing.

Predeceased by his parents, Onufrij and Kataryna (Balinski) Pylypiak; and his sister, Christine Gomola; he is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Joan (Stolarz) Pylypiak; 2 daughters and a son-in-law, Renee Pylypiak, and Amber and Lester Epstein; brother Gregory “George” Pylypiak and his wife, Helen; brother-in-law, Bruce Gomola; 2 grandchildren, Adam and Ayden Epstein; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 27, at 12:00 p.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Memorial Home, 2141 South Broad Street, Hamilton.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the Me


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