Stephen Filipow Obituary

Stephen J. Filipow
Stephen J. Filipow
Stephen J. Filipow

February 19, 1934 - May 18, 2017
Born in Fairfield, NJ
Resided in Fairfield, NJ


Stephen J. Filipow, 83, of Fairfield, New Jersey on Thursday May 18, 2017. Beloved husband of Claire (nee Ferrary) Filipow. Loving father of Steve & his wife Dena Filipow, Linda Filipow, Dee & her husband Jim McNamara, Barbara & her husband Rick Rapier, and Lt. Rich (FFPD) & his wife Janet Filipow. Cherished grandfather of Kelly, Thomas, Matthew, John, Stephanie, Danielle, Robert, Paul, Noelle, & Luke. Dear brother of John & his wife Nancy Filipow and the late Daniel Filipow and Dolores Connell. Mr. Filipow was a Sgt. in the US Marine Corp during the Korean War from 1954-1957 and was a member of VFW Post 7925. Chief Filipow worked for the Fairfield Police Department for 31 years, and was chief from 1988-1993. He was a graduate of the FBI Academy in 1975 and an active member of the Police Chiefs Association. Chief Filipow was an active parishioner at St. Thomas More Church where he was an usher for many years. Funeral Monday 8:30AM from the Ippolito-Stellato Funeral Home, 7 Two Bridges Road, Fairfield. Funeral Mass 10AM St. Thomas More Church. Entombment Gate of Heaven Chapel Mausoleum. Friends will be received Sunday 1 - 4PM & 6 - 9PM. Donations may be made to Autism New Jersey, 500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Send condolences to




Stellato Funeral Home
7 Two Bridges Rd
Fairfield, NJ US 07004
Sunday, May 21, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sunday, May 21, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
St. Thomas More R.C. Church
210 Horseneck Road
Fairfield, NJ US 07004
Monday, May 22, 2017
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover, NJ US 07936
Monday, May 22, 2017


Autism Speaks
500 Horizon Drive, Suite 530
Robbinsville, NJ US 08691