William W. Cope, Jr.
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William W. Cope, Jr., 77, of Center Valley formerly of Quakertown died December 16, 2012 in Grand View Hospital, Sellersville. He was the husband of Betty (Harner) Cope. They were married 58 years on November 27, 2012. Born in Quakertown he was the son of the late William W., Sr. and Ida Mae (Shelly) Cope. He was also the step-son of the late Margaret (Moyer) Cope. He retired in 1997 as a supervisor for the former JG Furniture in Quakertown after 44 years of service. From 2003 to the present he worked in the maintenance department of the Salvation Army in Quakertown. William was a member of the Christian Motorcycle Association Kings Riders Chapter of Allentown. He also enjoyed woodworking. William was a lifetime member and very active at East Swamp Church, Quakertown. He especially enjoyed the time he spent with his family. Survivors: In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Donna L. Buskirk and her husband Lamont of Walnutport; and a son, Bruce A. and his wife Pamela of Boyertown; a sister, Marjorie Cope of Quakertown; three grandchildren, Stephanie Molloy, Stacey Conway, and Isaac Cope; one great-granddaughter, Madison L. Molloy. Predeceased by a sister, Mary Schantzenbach. Services: Will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 11 a.m. at East Swamp Church, 2405 East Swamp Rd., Quakertown, PA 18951. Call 10 to 11 a.m. in the church. The C.R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. (www.crstrunk.com), Quakertown is in charge of the arrangements. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to East Swamp Church at the above address or to the Salvation Army, 560 S. Main St., Quakertown, PA 18951.
Published in Morning Call from Dec. 18 to Dec. 19, 2012