Peter William (Bill) Brath

Obituary of Peter William (Bill) Brath

Peter William (Bill) Brath, age 80, of Long Valley, passed away Sunday December 18, 2011 at Morristown Medical Center. Bill was born March 13, 1931 in Ridgway, PA to Agnes and Pastor Peter Brath. Graduated from Thiel College in 1952, he started his career at Westinghouse Air Brake Company in Wilmerding, Pa. Bill then worked as a consulting engineer with signal and control systems for rail transportation at Louis T. Klauder and Associates in Ambler, PA for over 30 years, retiring in 2003. Bill owned and operated Patcong Harbor Marina in southern New Jersey from 1972 to 1996. He was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church and an enthusiastic railroad hobbyist, starting a third generation of model railroaders during his visits with his grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Lois (Fiebiger), and his brother Donald. He is survived by his daughter, Carolyn and son in law Steven Calvelli of Long Valley, NJ, and their children, Michael, Allison, and Lauren, and his son, Phillip and daughter in law Mary Beth Brath of Mechanicsburg, PA, and their children, Peter, John, Matthew, and Andrew, and a sister, Alice Camp, and his nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 22, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ (908)879-3090. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Friday, December 23, at 12 PM. Internment will be at Shenango Valley Cemetery, Greenville, PA on Tuesday December 27 with a graveside service 11:00 AM . Donations may be made in lieu of flowers to the Ecumenical Food Pantry at Grace Lutheran Church 11 East Dawes Avenue, Somers Point, NJ 08244.
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