William John Eissing, Jr.
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AGE: 92 • Wilmington
William John Eissing, Jr., age 92 of Wilmington, DE passed away on March 6, 2014.
He graduated from Darby High School in Darby, PA in 1939. He attended the Drexel Institute and the University of Delaware.
William worked for the Pennsylvania Railroad from 1939 to 1949, US Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 and DuPont Company as a Research Technician from 1956 to 1985.
He was a member of the American Legion, VFW, AM Vets, Granite/Corinthian Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite 32 degree, Masonic Club of DE, Organist for the Grand Lodge of Delaware and Local Lodge #34. He was an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church as a Deacon and also a member of the Choir.
William is survived by his wife of 66 years Doris L. Eissing. He is also survived by 3 daughters; Jan Volker (Mark) of East Norriton, PA, Pamela Peel (Ron) of Bear, DE, Suzanne Knowles (Alan) of Landenberg, PA; 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1120 Darley Road Wilmington, DE 19810 on Saturday March 15, 2014 at 11:00am. A committal service will be held at Delaware Veterans Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, Delaware 19701 on Monday March 17, 2014 at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers please send contributions in William's name to Compassionate Care Hospice, located at St. Francis Hospital, 701 North Clayton Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19805 or Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1120 Darley Road, Wilmington, DE 19810.
Arrangements by CHANDLER FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATORY.
Chandler Funeral Homes and Crematorium
2506 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Published in The News Journal from Mar. 9 to Mar. 12, 2014