William James Harper Jr.

December 8, 1937 ~ February 20, 2021 (age 83)


WILLIAM JAMES HARPER Jr., of Leisuretowne, Southampton, NJ passed away at home on February 20th, 2021 at the age of 83.  Bill was actively involved in the Marlton Rec Council Football program for many years and was inducted into the Marlton Football Hall of Fame in 2010.  He was employed by GE Aerospace in Philadelphia, PA for 36 years and after retirement he worked with George Young Rigging Local 161.  He is the Beloved Husband of Rose Marie (nee Veasey) Harper of Southampton, NJ and the Loving Father of Kathleen Harper, Rose Marie Stokes and her husband David, William J. Harper III and his wife Nicole and John Harper and his wife Eileen).  He is also survived by his 7 grandchildren, Kimberly, Anthony, Jason, Krista, Alison, William IV, Ian and also 9 Great Grandchildren, Lillianna, Brooke, Dominic, Luca, Machlin, Kaia, Chase, Victoria and Haven.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, February 27th, 2021 in the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 218 Queen Street, Phila, PA 19147.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Bradley & Stow Funeral Home in Medford, NJ.  In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family requests donation to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Phila., PA 19104 or to the American Cancer Society, 1851 Old Cuthbert Road, Cherry Hill, NJ  08034.  ( 

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Mass of Christian Burial
February 27, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Philip Neri Catholic Church
218 Queen Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19104

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