William C. Woellmer

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William Charles “Bill” Woellmer, 92, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his home.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, July 29, at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Greenville. The Rev. William K. Neely will officiate. Interment will be in Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, N.J.
Bill was born July 10, 1922, in South Williamsport, Pa., to the late Charles and Ruth Dunn Woellmer. He was retired from RCA/GE Astro Space Division, East Windsor, N.J., where he worked as a draftsman and helped design components for the first U.S. weather satellites. He moved to Greenville two years ago and was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Greenville.
Bill was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in England, France and Germany. He was a 33rd Degree Mason and was a Past Master of Trenton Blue Lodge No. 5, F. & A.M., Trenton, N.J.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard, and a daughter, Dona Woellmer Bishop.
He is survived by his: wife of 72 years, Louise Bair Woellmer; a brother, Daryl, and his wife, Marilyn, of Clarks Summit, Pa.; daughter, Darlene Newill, and husband, Bill, of Greenville; five grandchildren, Dawn Grello, and husband, Larry, of Nazareth, Pa., Donna Lynn Myers and husband, Terry, of Pottstown, Pa., Eric Bishop, of Harrisburg, Pa., Koryn Dilday and husband, Brian, of Winterville, William Max Newill, and wife, Emily, of Somerville, N.J.; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Elm St., Greenville, N.C. 27858.
The family wishes to thank the staff of 3HC hospice care and nurse Linda Smith for their compassionate care in Bill’s final days.
Arrangements by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory, Greenville.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Daily Reflector on July 27, 2014
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