William Queen

July 20, 1935 - March 21, 2019
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William Queen, 83, of Spring Township, passed away March 21, 2019 in the Reading Hospital. He was the husband of the late Margaret S. (McKaig) Queen who passed away in 1998. Born in Dumbarton, Scotland, he was a son of the late Alec & Margaret Queen. He graduated from high school in Scotland and attended Oxford and Harvard Universities, graduating with a master’s degree in engineering. He served as a fighter pilot in the (RAF) Royal Air Force. He enjoyed cars, cameras and photography. In his early years he raced cars in Great Britain. He was known to enjoy a pint or two with his buddies. A lifelong engineer, he worked for Braun Engineering, San Paulo, Brazil, served as VP of Engineering for Baldwin Hardware and General Motors, Detroit. He is survived by his 3 children – William Mark Queen, Mohnton, Darren J. Queen fiancé of Rebecca J. Schweitzer, Sinking Spring, Nicola C. Queen wife of David Thomas, Sinking Spring and his 3 grandchildren – Alistair S. Queen, Emilyn M. Queen and Brodee M. Queen. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6-8 PM at Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 1 East Lancaster Ave., Shillington, PA 19607. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions should be sent to the funeral home to help with expenses. www.kleefuneralhome.com


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Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.


One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Born: July 20, 1935
Died: March 21, 2019

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