Jun. 9, 1931 Sewickley Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA
Mar. 10, 2011 Mount Joy Lancaster County Pennsylvania, USA
William J. Magis, 79, of Mountville, passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mount Joy.
He was the husband of Grace M. Duvall Magis, with whom he celebrated 39 years of marriage this past November 27th. Born in Sewickley, PA, he was the son of the late Albert and Rose Kopriva Magis.
A systems analyst by profession, William had worked for the Salt River Project in Phoenix, AZ and previously for Motorola and the Westinghouse Co. He was a graduate of Carnegie Tech, now Carnegie-Mellon, with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.
He loved to travel throughout Europe, collected history books, automobile memorabilia, and had, in years past, restored 1950s and 1960s automobiles.
In addition to his wife, Grace, he is survived by his children: Mark W. Magis of San Diego, CA, Wendy J. Magis married to David Martin of Berkeley, CA, and Pamela L. married to Perry Alexander of Lawrence, KS; his stepchildren Jeffrey married to Anne Mummau of Marietta, and Joseph married to Johanna Mummau of Sparks, NV. He is also survived by 6 grandchildren: Conor, Tate, Karie, Holly, Jason, Christian and by his 9 great grandchildren.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, March 15, 2011 from 1030AM to 11AM at the Charles F. Snyder Jr Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA, with the Funeral Service to follow at 11AM, the Rev. Leo Neff officiating. Interment at 3PM in Chestnut Level Presbyterian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions in William's memory to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.