William G. McFarland, 81, husband of 47 years to E. Gloria “Dolly” (Mosteller) McFarland, of Pottstown, passed away on Saturday at the Life Care Hospital of Chester County in West Chester. Born in Phoenixville, he was a son of the late Beatrice (Tartar) McFarland, and the late William McFarland.
He was a United States Navy Veteran, and had been a long time employee and supervisor of the former Metropolitan Oil Company of Phoenixville, and also a supervisor of the former Philco Company of Spring City. Bill was a 32nd Degree Mason and member of the Phoenixville Masonic Lodge, and also a member of the Masonic Scottish Valley Rite Consistory of Reading. He was also a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxilliary, and one of the founders of the Quarter Midget Racing Club of Phoenixville. Bill enjoyed boating on the Delaware Bay, the Jersey Shore, and spending time with his family.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by his children; Bill McFarland, husband of Donna, of Pottstown, Debbie Wells, wife of Richard, of Pottstown, and Bob McFarland, husband of Kathy, of Douglassvile, his grandchildren; Lisa Grebe, Nicole McFarland, and Danielle McFarland, and his great-grandchildren; Chloe Grebe, and Maddix William McFarland.
Funeral Services will be held privately by his family. Arrangements by Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, Pa., 19464.