William H. Silvers 72, RCA physicist, built pipe organs

By on August 15, 2012

William H. "Bill" Silvers, 72, of Lititz, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at the Essa Flory Hospice Center.

Born in Clayton, N.J., he was the son of the late Stanley and Virginia Steelman Silvers. He was the husband of Lucina Miranda Silvers for 19 years.

A graduate of Albright College, Bill had been a physicist in the engineering department of RCA. He was a member of the Lancaster Canoe Club and was a SCCA race car driver. A lover of pipe organ music, he used to build pipe organs. Bill enjoyed travelling and experiencing other cultures.

Surviving in addition to his wife Lucina are six children: Thomas Silvers, of Lititz; John, husband of Deb Silvers, of Bradenton, Fla.; Michael, husband of Lisa Silvers, of Salisbury, Md.; Jeffrey, husband of Stacey Silvers, of Wilmington, Del.; and Laura, wife of Memo Raineri, of Lancaster; and Nancy, wife of Peter Wilde, of Eugene, Ore.; 11 grandchildren: Johnny, Amanda, Jessica and Morgan Silvers; Trinity and Clover Meyer; Anna, Gianni and Andre Raineri; and Rhowan Dacotah and Henry Wilde; and his sister: Phyllis Gallucci, of Buena, N.J.

Bill was preceded in death by his sister: Caroline Haegle.

A memorial service took place on Aug. 15 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Jr. Home & Crematory Inc., Lititz. Interment will be private.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions may be made the American Cancer Society, Amazing Racers, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send the family online condolences, visit snyderfuneralhome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements.

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