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Valentine Willis

Obituary of Valentine M. Willis

Valentine  M. Willis, 82,  

 

Valentine M. Willis, 82, the husband of Gloria (Joseph) Willis, passed away Saturday, August 15, 2020 at home with his loving family. 

 

He was born February 14, 1938, hence the name “Valentine” in Port of Spain, Trinidad to the late George and the late Sybil Ernestine Willis. Valentine was the oldest of 10 children.  He was educated in Trinidad and met the love of his life Gloria at the young age of 16.   Gloria and Valentine were able to find employment in the United States and ended up marrying and raising their family in the Bristol – Levittown area.  He was a trade electrician and worked in New York and New Jersey.  He cherished his family and family was always first.  Valentine was generous hearted and when you knew him you felt accepted and loved. 

 

Valentine leaves behind his adoring wife, Gloria (Joseph) Willis and seven sons: 

Earl, George (husband of Paulette), Victor (husband of Edith), Ian (husband of Marjorie) Kirt, Terrence (husband of Jill) and Steven (husband of Melissa) 

Nine Siblings:  Laurenza, Beulah, George, Mervin and Betty; four preceded him in death: Antoinette, Derrick, Anthony and Michael;  twenty-four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  

 

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday August 22, 2020 in the Valley Forge Baptist Temple, 616 S. Trappe Road, Collegeville with Pastor Scott Wendal officiating.  You may view the service online at: https://vfbt.live/ Viewing in the Church will be from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM Saturday, August 22 prior to the service at Valley Forge Baptist Temple. Burial will be immediately following in the Limerick Garden of Memories.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.  https://act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=32112&32112.donation=form1 

Online condolences can be made  at www.sgsfuneralhome.com. All arrangements are being handled by Shalkop, Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Inc. Spring City, PA.  

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Saturday
22
August

Viewing in the Church

10:00 am - 10:45 am
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Valley Forge Baptist Temple
616 S. Trappe Road
Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
610-948-8100
Saturday
22
August

Service at the Church

11:00 am
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Valley Forge Baptist Temple
616 S. Trappe Road
Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
610-948-8100

Interment immediately following service

Limerick Garden of Memories
44 Swamp Pike
Limerick, Pennsylvania, United States