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WILLIAM P., Sr., on Nov. 11, 2009, age 88, of Marlton, NJ, formerly of Pennsauken, and beloved husband for 65 years of Marguerite T. (nee Kelly), loving father of William P., Jr. (Alicia) of Garden City, NY, Robert M. (Jeanne) of Wyndmoor, PA, Gary D. (Karen) of Lancaster, PA and Thomas J. of Beesleys Point, NJ, also survived by 12 grandchildren, 9 great grand-children, 1 brother Bruno F. of Marlton and 2 sisters, Lilla DiStanislao and Ines Palombo, both of Cherry Hill, NJ. Bill served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII and received the Distinguished Flying Cross Medal. He was employed by RCA as a Design Engineer in Camden and Moorestown for 45 years. Bill coached and managed Little League Baseball, coached the Bitty Basketball League and Midget Football, all in Pennsauken. Additionally, he had been Pres. of the Fathers' Club at Bishop Eustace Prep, involved with the Al Carino SJ Basketball Club, SJ Hall of Fame and the Leisuretown Military Veteran's Assoc. Bill's family will receive friends on Sunday, 6-8 P.M., and again Monday morning, 9-9:45 AM, at The Catholic Church of St. Mary, 2001 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 A.M. Interment private. The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in Bill's name to the Church at the above address or to Fathers and Brothers Maryknoll, P.O. Box 302, Maryknoll, NY 10545-0302. Arrangements by EVOY-BANASZ FUNERAL HOME of Haddon Hts., NJ.
Published on Philly.com from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2009
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