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Obituary for William A. Elek

June 11, 2019
Langhorne, Pennsylvania


William A. Elek, 79, of Langhorne, PA passed away on June 11 at his home with his family by his side. Born in Manhattan, NY, Bill was a former 34-year resident of Lawrenceville, NJ.

Bill was the son of the late William and Louise Scionti Elek and the devoted husband to Maureen Wallace Elek for 58 years. He was the loving father of Kathryn and her husband Charles Ruggieri, Patricia and her husband Franco Mollo and William A. Elek. He was the proud grandfather of Joseph, Christopher and Kathryn Alexandra Ruggieri, Giuseppe Mollo and Liam Elek. Bill is also survived by his sister Louise Wurster and many nieces and nephews.

Bill was a graduate of St. John's University and Sacred Heart University. He had a successful career in quality control and retired from U.S. Surgical Corporation in 1992. Bill was an accomplished bridge player and instructor, a former soccer coach and an avid Yankee's fan. Bill was a talented sculptor, gardener and calligrapher and he enjoyed opera and all types of music.

Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Friday, June 14 from 6 to 8 PM at the Swartz Ginvish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, June 15 at 10 AM at The Church of Saint Ann, 1253 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ. Interment will be private.

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