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William F. Megargle Jr.

November 5, 1936 ~ April 16, 2020 (age 83)


William F. Megargle Jr. died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at his home in Long Beach Township, NJ at the age of 83 after a brief battle with cancer.  Born 1936 in Camden, NJ, Bill graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1954 and earned a BS in Chemical Engineering and later an MBA from Drexel University.  He worked early in his career at Campbell Soup, then spent most of his professional life at FMC Corporation as a packaging engineer.   He remained professionally active long after retirement, consulting and also serving as Treasurer for the Technical Bag Committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals into 2020.  A longtime resident of South Jersey, Bill remained engaged throughout his life in local organizations, including the Pennsauken Lions Club, the Merchantville Masonic Lodge #119, and the West Jersey Numismatic Society, serving many terms as Treasurer for these organizations. 

Bill is survived by his loving wife Carolyn (nee McCauley); his three daughters, Lisa Megargle (Glenn) George, Sharon (Todd) Foust, and Eileen (Peter) Tronosky; eight grandchildren; and a large extended family and network of friends.

The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.  For updates and condolences please visit www.gaskillbrown.com. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Pennsauken Lions Club, 33 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville, NJ 08109.

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