William Blake

Obituary of William S. Blake

William S. Blake, age 99, of Somers Point, passed away on September 25, 2021. He was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Joan (Heim) Blake, his parents Frederick Blake and Vivian (Acker) Blake, his daughter Susan Cepp, and his granddaughter Joni Harpel. He is survived by his children, Bonnie (David) Phillips, Judith Blake, son-in-law John Cepp, his grandchildren, Robyn (Vincent) Damiani, David Phillips, Zack Blake, Nick Harpel, Katie Harpel, Courtney Cepp, Madison Cepp, and great grandchildren, Trent, Asher, Hailey, and Ryan. William was born in Asheville, NC. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in World War II as a radio operator. William graduated from the University of Pennsylvania night school, of which he was very proud. He met his wife Joan at the Boardwalk Bank in Margate and was married on 9/4/54. He was an avid Phillies and Eagles fan. He enjoyed travelling and the trips to Jamaica for his granddaughter's wedding, Bahamas, and Lancaster. He worked as a tax collector for the City of Atlantic City for many years and when he retired, he worked as a school crossing guard in Somers Point until the age of 89. He was a good kind man who enjoyed people and especially his family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Friday, October 1st 10:15-11am at Seaville United Methodist Church, 3100 Shore Rd., Ocean View, NJ 08230. Service at 11am with burial following in Seaside Cemetery, Marmora. Masks will be required.
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Friday
1
October

Visitation at Main Service

10:15 am - 11:00 am
Friday, October 1, 2021
Seaville United Methodist Church
3100 Shore Road
Ocean View, New Jersey, United States
Friday
1
October

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, October 1, 2021
Seaville United Methodist Church
3100 Shore Road
Ocean View, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Seaside Cemetery
559 Route US 9 N
Marmora, New Jersey, United States
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