William George Friel, Sr.

Obituary of William George Friel, Sr.

William George Friel, Sr., 90, of Conshohocken, PA passed away on Saturday May 13, 2017.

He was born in Glenolden, PA on February 4, 1927. William has been living in Conshohocken, since 1955, formerly of Philadelphia, Pa. He was a member of St. Matthew’s RC Church of Conshohocken, Pa.

He served in the Us Coast Guard Merchant Marine during World War II. He worked with Container Corporation of Manayunk, Pa. He enjoyed playing pinochle, and spending time with his family especially at the New Jersey Shore.

Son of the Late John & Kathryn (Oliver) Friel.

Survivors include his Wife of 66 years, Florence L. Friel of Conshohocken PA, Daughter: Lorraine Friel of West Norriton PA, Daughter: Katherine (& John) DeSantis of Marlton NJ, Son: William (& Kathleen) Friel, Jr. of Atkinson NH. Also survived by 5 Grandchildren: Christopher DeSantis, William DeSantis, Joseph Friel, Joshua Friel, & Jordyn Friel.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by a another daughter Lorraine Friel and he was the last surviving of 7 children.

His Memorial Mass will be held on Friday May 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM from the St. Matthew’s RC Church Third & Fayette Streets, Conshohocken. Friends may call on Friday morning from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at the Church. Interment will be private in Holy Cross Cemetery.