J. Earl Spellman
J. Earl Spellman, a 7 year resident of Willow Valley Manor, died on Friday, April 10, 2009. Born September 21, 1918 in Washington, NJ, he would have been married to Virginia Morris Spellman for 67 years this May.
Mr. Spellman was a 1941 graduate of Penn State University. While at the school, he played on the baseball and soccer teams. During his last 2 years in college he played baseball in the Philadelphia Athletics farm system.
Upon graduation from Penn State, Mr. Spellman first worked for General Electric in Philadelphia, working on electric guided torpedoes during WWII. He later became Production Manager of Schramm Air Compressor Co. in West Chester. In 1950 he joined the DuPont Co. as a Senior Machine Tool Consultant, retiring in 1977. He then became a consultant for Unicorn Industries, based in London, UK, for several years.
Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family.