Kindly transcribed and submitted by Leslie Waidler

Undated/Incomplete Newspaper Clipping Typeset appears to be from The Intelligencer, issued in either the end of August/beginning of September 2003.


WILLIAM S. REA of Doylestown passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2003. He was 93.He was the husband of 43 years to June Ryan Rea.Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late WILLIAM A. and JENNIE SHEPPARD REA.Mr. Rea was a graduate of Northeast High School and attended Temple University.He retired from the Naval Air Propulsion Test Center after a long career as an aeronautical engineer. During his lifetime, Mr. Rea was active in many business ventures and organizations, including real estate development. He also was the owner of a finance company.

Mr. Rea was an active member of Doylestown Presbyterian Church for more than 25 years.He was a 32nd degree Mason and a member of Mitchell Lodge. He also belonged to LuLu Temple and the Aircraft Square Club.Bill was a lifetime member of the Philadelphia Ski Club and a longtime member of Old York Road Country Club. He loved traveling, skiing, ice skating and golf, and was an avid bridge player.In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter,

.Relatives and friends are invited to his memorial service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in Doylestown Presbyterian Church, 127 E. Court St., Doylestown, PA 18901, where family will receive friends after the service.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bill's name may be made to Doylestown Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund at the above address.

Reed & Steinbach Funeral Home, Doylestown




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