Former Police Officer Passes Away
Bill Paupst, a former Upper Southampton Township Police Officer passed away following a motorcycle accident. Visitation is being held this evening.
William John "Mountain Bill" Paupst, of Philadelphia and formerly of Bucks County, passed away at Saturday at St. Mary Medical Center following a motorcycle accident. He was 56.
Bill was formerly a police officer in Upper Southampton Township and a truck driver for RP Blair Co. He was also a former volunteer fire fighter for Trevose Fire Co. He was an active member of Warriors Watch and volunteered at the SPCA.
He is survived by his wife Rowena (nee Wolfe), who lovingly referred to Bill as her sunshine for the past 26 years. He is the father of William J., Jr. (Rachel) and brother of Joe (Debbie), Jeff (Nancy), Wendy (Jim) and the late Wayne (Carol). Grandfather or "Pappy" of Liam, Owen, Cassie and Abby. Uncle of Tammi, Kyle, Kevin, Johanna, David and Joey. He is also survived by his dogs, Sofie, Lily, Widget and Sadie, cats Woody, Cubby and Lucy and many extended family members.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at James J. McGhee Funeral Home, Second Street Pike and Belmont Ave.
Interment is private.
Donations may be made to: SPCA, 350 East Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19134