Declan F. Willis

  • Born: March 12, 1957
  • Died: April 24, 2021
  • Location: Wallingford, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell-Barone Memorial Home

908 S. Providence Road
Wallingford, PA 19086

Tel. (610) 874-7700

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father and Brother


Declan F., age 64 of Wallingford, PA, passed away on April 24, 2021

Born and raised in Collooney, County Sligo, Ireland. Declan worked as a lab supervisor at Riddle Memorial Hospital for fifteen years. He then transitioned to an Infectious Disease Manager for Quest Diagnostics.

Predeceased by his loving parents James and Sheila Willis.

Survived by his wife Ger (nee Shanley); his two children Jamie and Katie Willis. His sisters; Deirdre (Dave) Mason, Sheelagh (Gus) O'Donnell, and brother Seamus (Caren) Willis; as well as his dear sister-in-law, Kate Shanley.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation on Friday, April 30th 11:00-11:45 AM with Funeral Service to follow 12:00 PM at the Danjolell- Barone Memorial Home of Wallingford 908 So. Providence Road, Wallingford, PA 19086. Inurnment to be private.

In lieu of flowers contributions in Declan's name can be made to donor's choice

A live stream of Declan's service will begin promptly at 12:00 PM


Condolence & Memory Journal

My condolences to the whole Willis Family and those who knew Declan.
I used to work with Declan and had enjoyed many great conversations with him. I loved Declan's realistic view about the world. Declan, may you rest in peace.

Kanoline You

Posted by Kanoline You - Philadelphia, PA - Coworker   May 23, 2021

My condolences to the willis Family on Declans passing may he rest in peace Bernadette McNeely neeGallagher

Posted by Bernadette Gallagher - Donegal   May 01, 2021

Deepest condolences to all Declan's family. Rest In Peace.

Posted by James Kearns - Sooey, sligo, ireland   May 01, 2021

RIP Declan from cousin Tommy Taaffe in Sligo

Posted by Tommy Taaffe - Collooney, IN - Significant Other   May 01, 2021

Ger, Jamie and Katie
Although i did not know your husband and father, i wanted to pass on my condolences for your loss. We see each other walking dogs (Daisy) at RoseTree Park, and we all feel your loss. I hope your loving memories give you solace. Your pictures express the love you had as a family, and that love will get you through this tough time. Please take comfort in that love and your times together. Robin and I have your family in our prayers.

Tom and Robin Queenan (and Daisy)

Posted by Tom Queenan - Media, PA - Friend   April 30, 2021

My deepest condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.
Declan always had time to listen, and give advice and assistance when it was needed.

Posted by Linda Paradysz - North Wales, PA - Coworker   April 30, 2021

Dear Ger Jamie and Katie. I was so sorry to hear Declan passed away. He was always such a gentleman and kind man when I spent time with him. Sending love from London (and Longford) to you all and special love to my Godson Jamie. Gerry C

Posted by Gerard Cunningham - London - Friend   April 30, 2021

Geri I am so sorry for your loss you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

Posted by Kathy Daliessio - Newark, DE - Friend   April 30, 2021

So sorry for your loss. He had an unforgettable sense of humor and humanity.

Posted by Sally Basner - York, PA - Coworker   April 30, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Many fond memories of a unique and special guy.

Posted by Cathey Long - Swarthmore, PA - Coworker   April 30, 2021


Ger, I am very sorry for your loss....My hugs and thoughts are with you and your family.....RIP
Susan Drew, Connecticut

Posted by Susan Drew - CT - Friend   April 29, 2021

Sending my deepest condolences to the entire family. Declan is a very caring man with a great sense of humor and will be greatly missed.

Posted by Linda Williams - Philadelphia, PA - Coworker   April 29, 2021

I was so sad to hear of Declan's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by cathie owens - Ivyland, PA - Coworker   April 29, 2021

It is no surprise that messages of Love, Sympathy, Condolences, Thoughts and Prayers have been sent from around the world for your dear Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Coworker and our Willis Cousin. DECLAN will always be lovingly remembered as a gentleman and a truly good man who touched many. We hope and pray that Declan is now surrounded by our predeceased loved ones and that he Rests In Peace until we meet again.

Posted by Fidelma, Roberta and Talty Family - Bronx New York, NY   April 29, 2021

My condolences to Declan’s family. We worked together at Riddle for many years. He had a great sense of humor and was a true laboratory professional. So sorry for your loss.

Posted by Judy Smith - Coworker   April 28, 2021

My deepest sympathy to Get and family, Rest in Peace Galway and Sean Ross Abbey.

Posted by Rose Rodgers - Ireland   April 28, 2021

Our deepest sympathies to Ger, Jamie , Katie and the extended family , you are in our thoughts at this heartbreaking time . May his gentle soul rest in peace , Louise and Noel Munster, Westport, Ireland x x

Posted by Louise and Noel Munster - Westport ,Co. Mayo, Ireland   April 28, 2021

My deepest condolences to Katie and family.

Posted by Elizabeth Straw - Acquaintance   April 28, 2021


My sincere sympathy to Ger and her family on the loss of Declan. Prayers are being said and candles being lit in his honour. May he rest in peace. Evelyn Quinn and family, Co Meath Ireland

Posted by Evelyn Quinn - Co Meath - Family Friend   April 28, 2021


Deepest sympathy to the Willis family. Declan was my manager at Quest Diagnostics.

Posted by Patricia Mellott - Pottstown, PA - Coworker   April 28, 2021


My deepest condolences to Declan's family. I'm glad I got to know him and work alongside him. Many prayers for healing and strength for his family.

Posted by Diane Amati - Coworker   April 28, 2021

Heartfelt sympathies to Ger and family on the sad loss of your beloved husband/ father/ brother. Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this heartbreaking time.

Posted by Marie Barry - Dublin 14 52TD   April 28, 2021

I offer my heart felt prayers of comfort and condolence to the Willis family

Posted by Denita Johnson - Hatfield, PA - Coworker   April 28, 2021

Prayers and Blessing being sent your way. Our deepest sympathy .

Posted by Maura Gorman - Galway H53 FH51 - Acquaintance   April 28, 2021


My condolences to you and all the family Ger at this sad time. Thinking of you all.
From Theresa Wardley, England

Posted by Theresa Wardley - England - Acquaintance   April 28, 2021

I will miss my conversations with Declan. I always enjoyed taking a break from yard work to talk with Declan about anything and everything. He was a joy to have as a neighbor and friend. Rest in peace, Declan.

Posted by Dan Hanson - Wallingford, PA - Neighbor   April 27, 2021

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