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William Joseph Sommers

October 9, 1944 ~ March 22, 2021 (age 76)


William J Sommers lived a wonderful life for 76 years. Every day was an adventure. Bill could travel near or far and made friends wherever he went.   Bill proudly served his country in the US NAVY and served on the USS Richard Byrd.   He was beyond proud when his youngest daughter joined the Navy.   Bill was employed a machinist at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard.   After retirement, Bill worked as a delivery driver for Al’s Corner Deli.

Bill was a Master Mason for over 50 years with membership in Joseph H. Brown Lodge & Mozart Lodge. He served his lodges as a Past Master twice during that time.  Bill was always known to greet a brother with a great smile, handshake and good conversation.

Bill is survived by his loving wife Patricia for 30 years.  His children Matthew Sommers and his wife Stephanie,  Christopher Rommel and his wife Lisa, Beverly Rossino and her husband Vincenzo, Patricia Thomas and her husband David.  Also survived by his 8 grandchildren and 2 great grandsons. Bill is pre-deceased by his parents William and Amy, his sister Barbara Levin and grandchildren Caitlyn & Christopher Rommel. 

Relatives & friends may call from 9:30 am to 11am Saturday at Richardson Funeral Home 7450 Oxford Ave.   Interment and graveside services to continue at Sunset Memorial Park 333 County Line Road Feasterville, PA.

Masonic Services 11:45am graveside followed by Service of Resurrection.


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March 27, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
David G Richardson Funeral Home. Inc.
7450 Oxford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Masonic Service
March 27, 2021

11:45 AM
Sunset Memorial Park
333 County Line Road
Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053

Graveside Service
March 27, 2021

11:50 AM
Sunset Memorial Park
333 County Line Road
Feasterville, PA 19053

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