William Allen Henderson

  • Born: October 14, 1940
  • Died: July 25, 2020
  • Location: Springfield, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall

2811 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008

Tel. (610) 356-4200

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Brother and Friend


William Allen, Age 79, of Springfield, PA, passed away on July 25th, 2020.

Born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, on October 14th, 1940, to Charles Walter Henderson and Marie Knight Henderson.

Mr. Henderson was President of DMC Corporation in Media, Pennsylvania, a Design and Engineering firm serving the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industries. He was a member of the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering.

Active in the Scouting program for over 20 years as an adult leader and a Troop 160 Chairman, sponsored by Christ United Presbyterian Church, Drexel Hill, PA., Mr. Henderson was a member of the "Order of the Arrow" and recipient of the "Award of Merit" and "Scouter's Key" Scouting Awards.

Mr. Henderson, a Pennsylvania Freemason, was a member of the Community Lodge #744 F&AM and also a member of the Upper Darby Square Club. Mr. Henderson was a 50 Year Freemason.

Mr. Henderson was a US Army Veteran serving Korea, France and Germany from 1959 - 1962. He enjoyed family, working, traveling, golfing, target shooting, hiking, and camping.

Survived by his beloved wife Anna P. Henderson (nee Pilgrene); his loving children Jacqueline Henderson, Joanne Bogan and William A. Henderson (Barbara); his cherished granddaughters Cindy Ewers (Brian), Paige Henderson, Kendall Henderson and Kathleen Butler; his adoring great-grandchildren Thomas Ewers, Analynn Ewers, Joshua Hoezle and Dominic Hoezle; his devoted siblings Charles Andrew Henderson and Elizabeth Walker Bennett (John), and his dear life-long friends Jacqualyn Miller and Robert Hansell.

Relatives and Friends are invited to his Visitation on Saturday, August 1st, from 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM, with Funeral Service to follow 1:00 PM, at the Danjolell Memorial Home of Broomall, 2811 West Chester Pike, Broomall, PA 19008. Entombment SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Henderson's memory made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607 would be appreciated.

Live stream available at 1 o'clock on Saturday https://www.pscp.tv/danjolellmemor


Condolence & Memory Journal


Mrs. Henderson, Bill, Jackie, Joanne and family,

Some time has passed but the memory does not fade. Bill was such an influential person to me and I wanted you to know how important he was in my life. Through Scouting, he helped me achieve the rank of Eagle Scout along with my brother and many other scouts. I was so proud to have him at my son's Eagle Court of Honor. He started as a guide and mentor to me when I was young and that relationship grew into a friendship of over 40 years. For that all he did for me and my family, I am forever grateful and I will never forget him. May his memory be eternal.

Posted by Chris Boras - Shamong, NJ - Family Friend   September 16, 2020

Mrs. Henderson, Jackie, Joanne, and Billy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of the family at this time of your loss. Your Dad will be missed and he will be remembered for all the good things he has done for his family, friends, coworkers, and scouts in his lifetime. I will always remember him as that figure of strength and confidence when I was in a room with him. Very sorry for your loss.

Posted by Dave Giordano - Blue Bell, PA - Friend   July 31, 2020

Jackie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. Your Dad was a wonderful man! I know how much you will miss him. I hope you find comfort in your memories. Love you, Diane

Posted by Diane Grassi - Wildwood Crest, NJ - Friend   July 31, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the Henderson Family for the loss of your loved one, William Allen, and pray God gives you comfort, peace and strength.

Posted by JW/JKH    July 29, 2020

Dolly, Billy, Jackie and Joanne. So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. May thoughts of happy times sustain you and bring you peace knowing he is at peace. Love, Peggy and Ron Manila

Posted by Peggy and Ron Manila - Drexel Hill, PA - Friend   July 29, 2020

Jackie and family, we are so very sorry for your loss. I know how important family is to you all and to lose someone so dear is heartbreaking. May your faith help you through this difficult time and know that your friends are here to support you, too. Jackie - you know I understand what it's like to lose your dad, it hurts my heart to think of the pain you are experiencing. Thinking of all of you and sending our love and prayers.

Posted by Melinda, Andrew & Cooper Myers - Upper Arlington, OH - Friend   July 29, 2020


Mrs. Henderson , Jackie, Joanne and Bill and Family. Kyra and I are so so sorry for the loss of your husband, dad and grandfather. We are glad that we had the pleasure of meeting him, what a great man he was and accomplishments over his life was amazing. He will be greatly missed! Our thoughts and prayers for you all during this difficult time, and may he rest in peace in the presence of the Lord.

Posted by Christine and Kyra McKeone/Zula - North Huntingdon, PA - Friend   July 28, 2020

Jackie, So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your loved ones during this most difficult of times. May the peace of the Lord be in your hearts and in time as you heal, may the memories of a great father leave a smile on your face and warmth in your heart. It is never easy and please know we are here to talk, listen or help anyway we can.

Posted by Michael and Natasha Raimondo - Blacklick, OH - Friend   July 28, 2020


Farewell Brother Bill. The world has lost a good man. I shall miss your company. Peace be with your family and God bless you.

Posted by Gary Hutchison - Broomall, PA - Friend   July 27, 2020

Bill and Family,
After reading your Dad's story, it is easy to see where you got your love of the outdoors. He must have been very proud of your accomplishments within the Scouting community. The Ford family is keeping the Henderson family in their thoughts.
Patrick Ford and Family

Posted by Patrick Ford - Wilmington, DE - Coworker   July 27, 2020

Jackie and family. So sorry for your loss. I know this is a difficult time. My prayers are with you. Your dad is a wonderful man. He is in heaven now. I know you will miss him. May the Lord sustain you and your wonderful family at this most difficult time. Much love, Diana and Ed

Posted by Diana McGuire - Media, PA - friend   July 27, 2020

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