John Raymond “Jack” Billé
October 27, 1933 - January 28, 2020
John Raymond “Jack” Billé, age 86, of Glen Mills, PA and formerly of Springmill in Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 27, 1933, he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (McGarry) Billé. Jack proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He attended St. Helena’s Grammar School, Northeast Catholic H.S. and graduated from La Salle University in 1959. Jack was a contract’s manager with several aerospace firms throughout his career.
Devoted to his faith, he was a longtime member of St. Joseph Parish in Middletown. Jack always put others first and had the ability to make friends easily with his infectious sense of humor. He was a dedicated family man and loving husband, father and grandfather.
In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his siblings, Mary, Joan, Loretta, Joseph, Helen and Annmarie. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dolores H. (Rothenhofer) Billé; sons, Michael Billé (Rene) and Kevin Billé (Robin); grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew, Jeffrey, Thomas, Jana and Libby; and step-granddaughter, Caroline.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:30 am until 10:30 am on Friday, February 7, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am on Friday, February 7, 2020, at St. Joseph Parish, 371 E Main St, Middletown, DE. Interment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Miami, FL 33131 or Penn Medicine Hospice at Chester County, checks payable to: Trustees, University of PA, 795 East Marshall Street, Suite 204, West Chester, PA 19380. Please note in memory of John R. Billé.