Albert T. "Sonny" Book, Jr.

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Jun 22 1933
Sep 14 2019
86 Years
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania

Albert T. "Sonny" Book, Jr., 86, of Parkesburg, passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the Brandywine Hospital. Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Albert T. Book, Sr. and Alvira Cushmore Book. 

Sonny/Al was an area resident all his life. He proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1953 to 1956. He was employed most of his life as a welder and worked for Autocar  retiring from Layton-Greenfield Machine Shop. 

He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and he enjoyed classic cars. He was also a lifetime member of the Thorndale Fire Company.

He is survived by his companion of 27 years Anne Gillespie, four children; David A. Book and wife Donna of Downingtown, Albert T. Book, III and wife Marsha of Coatesville, Michael Book and wife Kim of Downingtown and Joanne Book of Coatesville, 11 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and one sister Florence Book Shank of Virginia. He was preceded in death by four siblings; James, Richard and Charles Book and Betty Long. 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main  St. Parkesburg, PA followed by interment at the Glenwood Memorial Gardens in Broomall, PA.  Family and friends are also invited to attend the viewing from 9:30 to 11:00 AM.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Pomeroy United Methodist Church PO Box 68 Pomeroy, PA 19367.

Online condolences can be posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com 

Service Date: 
Sep 20 2019 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home