William A. Downs EWING - William A. Downs, age 96 of Ewing Twp., died July 19th, 2014 in the Morris Hall St. Joseph's Nursing Center surrounded by his loving family. Born in Trenton and a lifelong area resident, William was a US Army
Veteran of WWII
and had retired from Bayer Aspirin/Sterling Drug Company as an Electrician. Predeceased by his parents, William and Bessie Wilhelm Downs, sisters June Stewart and Leona Priory, son, Robert A. Downs, and wife Margaret Dill Downs, he is survived by 4 sons, William J. and spouse Martha Downs of CA, Donald A. Downs of Ewing Twp., Dennis J. and spouse Barbara Downs of Hamilton Twp., and Bruce T. Downs of PA., a daughter and spouse Barbara and Donald Zelt of Ewing Twp., a daughter-in-law Patricia Downs of CA., a sister Betty Murnane of MD., sister-in-law and brother-in-law Anne and Steven Dill of Ewing Twp., 11 grandchildren, William, Adrienne and spouse Charlie, Matthew, Nathaniel, Donald William and spouse Marissa, Jason and spouse Nicole, Jaclyn, Robert W., Jonathan S., Vanessa M. and spouse Joe, many great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10am in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church 137 W. Upper Ferry Rd. West Trenton NJ 08628. Entombment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery Mausoleum, Hamilton Twp. Calling hours are Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 pm and Thursday from 8:30am to 9:15 at the Hartmann Memorial Home 2830 Nottingham Way. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.