William L. Servey

William L. Servey, 84, a resident of Williamsport, passed away suddenly at the Williamsport Home on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

Bill was born in Clarion on Dec. 28, 1933, a son of Fred H. and Anna Mae (Haugh) Servey.

A U.S. Army Korean War veteran, he served with the 101st Airborne Division, the “Screaming Eagles.”

After leaving the army, he was employed in the aircraft industry, in quality assurance, for Piper in Lock Haven, Lockheed in Georgia and with Boeing. Bill loved the outdoors and he also was employed as a Deputy Game Warden out of the Jersey Shore office. In Nippenose Valley, he was a boy scout leader and also a coach and Little League founder.

Bill was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

His first wife, the former Daneen Smathers, died March 15, 2004.

Surviving are his wife, the former Bernadette (Tupper Eck), they would have celebrated their 13th wedding anniversary on July 22, 2018. He also is survived by his children, David Servey (Ruthie Mosteller), of Montoursville, Timothy Servey (Elke Beyer) of Hughesville, Sandra Servey Nau, of Loyalsock Township; stepchildren, Richard Eck (Trish), of Williamsport, Teri Snook (Jeff), of Montoursville, Andrew Eck, of Dryden, N.Y., Barb Van Horn, of Montgomery, John Eck (Deb), of Colorado Springs, Colo., Anne Evangelista, of Montgomery, Jeanne McCaslin, of Trout Run, Chuck Eck, of Muncy; 23 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his first wife; infant stepson, Lawrence H. Eck; also two stepgrandchildren; a sister, Jane Callendar; and brother, Fred Servey all preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 2, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 800 W. Central Ave., South Williamsport.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday 11 a.m. at the church with his pastor, Rev. William Corcoran officiating, followed by full Military Honors accorded by the Korean War Veterans of Lycoming County.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bill’s name may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or to woundedwarriorproject.org.

To sign a register book or share a fond memory, please visit www.crousefuneralhome.com.