William M. Simmers

  • Died: April 28, 2022
  • Location: Newtown, Pennsylvania

Swartz-Givnish Funeral Home, Inc.

323 East Washington Avenue
Newtown, PA 18940

Tel. (215) 968-3891

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William M. Simmers, of Newtown, PA died on April 28, 2022 at Neshaminy Manor, Warrington.

Born on February 22, 1937 in Bristol, PA, the son of the late Alvin E. Simmers and Lorraine Hunsicker, graduated from Neshaminy High School Class of 1955. He served four years in the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command, as a jet aircraft engine mechanic, at Lockbourne Air Force Base in Columbus, OH.

William was an Electrician with the IBEW Local 269 for over 30 years. He played football for the Neshaminy Red Skins, trombone in his H.S. Marching Band, and taught Sunday School for many years. He was deeply influenced by his Godly-Grandmother, C. Winder.

William was married to the true love of his life, Joan L. Simmers (Wright) for the past 57 years. He was also the loving father of Lynda R. Godwin (Scott) and the late James W. Simmers (Dorota). He was the proud grandfather of Cassandra, Coady, Curtis, Lily and Kaya. He is predeceased by his brother, Furman L. Simmers.

Relatives, friends and fellow Union Members are invited to call after 8:00am on Thursday, May 12 at Grace Point Church, 592 Washington Crossing Road, Newtown, PA. Followed by his funeral service at 9am. Interment will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery at 10:30 AM.


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