Willie N. Prince, of Hatboro, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019. He was 95. Willie was the loving husband of the late Grace M. Prince (nee Frisch), with whom he shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Chesnee, South Carolina, he was a son of the late Willie C. and Mary S. (nee Henderson) Prince.
Willie is a veteran of the United States Navy. After proudly serving his country for 20 plus years, he retired from the Navy as a Master Chief Petty Officer.
Willie is survived by his seven children, William, Franklin (Susan), Kenneth (Shelley), Thomas (Jean Marie), Donna Straub, Debra Gitlin-Moore, and Denise Prince; his 21 grandchildren; his 29 great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Sara Prince and Rosalie Snyder. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by his 10 siblings.
Relatives and friends will be received by his family on Thursday, March 7, 2019 after 10 am until the time of his funeral service at 11 am in Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Road, Hatboro. His interment will immediately follow in Oakland Cemetery, Adams and Ramona Aves., Philadelphia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, RISE Program, https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/rise/.