William F. Wallace, Jr. March 7, 1919 - June 4, 2017

William F. Wallace, Jr., Known as “Fred” to all, passed away June 4, 2017. He was a WWII veteran who spent his war years in a deserted airport outside of London for the Army Air Corp. After serving his country, Fred enrolled in the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. Upon completion of his studies, he began his career in finance. He was employed with Diamond Ice and Coal, then finished his career with American Consumer Industries, Squire Group.

In 1943 Fred married Mabel Emma Taylor. They began their family in Parkside, PA in 1948. Although raised Presbyterian, he was an active member and participant in the Parkside Methodist Church. Fred was also an active member of Penn Lodge No. 709 for 70 years. He enjoyed softball, golf, bowling, traveling, and ocean activities. Fred is survived by his daughters Margaret Diane Wallace of San Diego, CA; Patricia Ella Wallace of Mantua, NJ; and, his brother Robert Wallace and family of Aston, PA. Funeral service 12pm, Thursday June 15, 2017, at the Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, 4220 Edgmont Ave., Brookhaven, PA, 19015 with a visitation from 11am-12pm at the funeral home. On Friday, June 16, 2017, Fred will be laid to rest in Allen, MD. A Memorial Service will also be held on Monday, June 19th at 11am at Granite Farms Estates, 1343 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA, 610-358-3440.

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