Charlene Esther Hipkins

Charlene Esther Hipkins, 82, of Stephens City, Virginia passed away on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Heritage Hall in Front Royal, Virginia.

Mrs. Hipkins was born on January 3, 1935 in York, Pennsylvania to the late Charles Druck and Miriam Ritz Druck. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Leon “Rip” W. Hipkins; daughter, Debra A. Hipkins and brother, Robert Druck.

She retired from the New Castle County Police Department in New Castle, Delaware as administrative assistant to the Colonel.

Survivors include her daughter, Cynthia E. Norman of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania; two sons, Charles A. Hipkins of Stephens City and Dale L. Hipkins of Bear, Delaware; eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the US Department of Veterans Affairs VA Voluntary Service at

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