William Jay Alcorn, age 93, resident of 112 Bolard Avenue, Cambridge Springs, PA , passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Wesbury United Methodist Community, Meadville, Pa. He formerly lived in Greene Township, Erie County. Born on June 8, 1920 in Harborcreek, PA, William was a son of the late George Alcorn and Jane Hughes Alcorn. He married the former Mary Margaret Donahue on June 22, 1957 and she preceded him in death in 2007.

Alcorn, William JayDuring World War II, William was stationed in Guam from 1942 until his discharge in 1945 serving with the US Air Force. After the war, William was employed as a driver for the former Jones Motor Trucking of Erie retiring in 1981 after 30 years of service. He enjoyed golfing and hunting.

Surviving William are two sons – John K. Alcorn and his wife, Brenda of Cambridge Springs and Michael D. Alcorn of Albion, PA and a grandson – John K. Alcorn, Jr.

A funeral service will be held at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 306 Erie Street, Edinboro on Tuesday, February 25th at 7:00 p.m. The service will be preceded with visitation for family and friends beginning at 5:00 p.m. Reverend Torre, Chaplain at Wesbury United Methodist Community, will officiate. Interment will take place in St. Boniface Cemetery, Wattsburg at a later date.