Jeffrey Michael Kupper

Died: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 30, 2017
Location: Edward J Garr Funeral Home Inc

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Sat., Dec. 30, 2017

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Jeffrey Michael Kupper, 46, passed away on December 21, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born in Erie, PA, on May 28, 1971, son of Jeanette Filipkowski and John M. Kupper.

Jeffrey graduated from Tech Memorial High School in 1992. He was an avid Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Cavaliers fan. Jeffrey loved television of any kind including WWE and spending quality time with family. He also enjoyed dancing even in his wheelchair.

He is preceded in death by his stepdad of 25 years, Bob Filipkowski. Jeff considered him “his best friend.”

In addition to his parents, Jeffrey is survived by his maternal grandparents, Robert and Theresa Richardson. Survivors also include his siblings, James Kupper, Michelle Barth (James) and Bryan Oler (Stacy), two stepbrothers; Tom Filipkowski (Jenny), Todd Filipkowski (Erika) and one step sister, Pamela Filipkowski (Greg), a niece Caitlynne Barth, three nephews, Cristian Barth, Brandon Oler and Aaron Oler, a great niece and nephew; Lily and Layden, many aunts and uncles; Bill and Betty Filipkowski, Barbara Bukowski, David and Bernice Rittley, Robert and Joyce Richardson, Jim and Joyce Bolla, Tom and Sandra Goda, Mike and Cheri Matkovich, Ron and Denise Richardson, Michael Richardson, Izzy and Laurie Medina, and many cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, Inc. on Saturday December 30, 2017 from 4 pm until the time of service at 7 pm.

The family would like to thank the ICU nurses and staff of the 4th floor at St. Vincent’s Hospital for the comfort and care that they provided to Jeffrey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505. Send condolences to

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