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Stephen E. Tapper

July 26, 1956 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Stephen Tapper Obituary

Stephen E. Tapper, 67, of Brockton, passed away suddenly at home on February 9, 2024. Born in Weymouth, son of the late Francis H. and Louise M. (Sylvester) Tapper, he was raised in Norwell and was a graduate of Norwell High School. He was a custodian for the Brockton Public Schools for many years until his retirement. Stephen enjoyed the simple pleasures in life, from listening to a good Beatles tune to spending time with his beloved cats. Above all, he loved the time spent with his daughter Amy, who was his best friend.

Stephen was the husband of the late Kimberly A. (Robbins) Tapper; cherished and devoted father of Amy Louise Tapper of Brockton; brother of Robert Tapper of Denver, Colorado, and the late Richard Tapper; and an uncle of many.

Family and close friends are invited to gather on Wed., Feb. 21st from 5-6 p.m. with a 5:30 p.m. time of remembrance at Waitt Funeral Home, 850 N. Main St., Brockton. Private committal. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1300 West Elm St. Ext., Brockton, MA 02301 (

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Gathering of Family and Friends
February 21, 2024

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301

Time of Remembrance
February 21, 2024

5:30 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main St.
Brockton, MA 02301


Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts
1300 W Elm Street Ext., Brockton MA 02301


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