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William Bosch

William James Bosch (Jim, Jimbo, JB, Jersey Jim), age 80, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media, PA. Jim was born in Camden, NJ and spent his youth in Collingswood, NJ and then Hershey, PA where he graduated from The Milton Hershey School. He was the second of three boys of the late Edward James Bosch and Kathryn Martha (Leonard) Bosch. Early in his career, Jimbo worked as a mechanical draftsman designing process piping for various Hercules, Inc. industrial plants. He later went independent and spent the rest of his professional life as a self-employed general contractor specializing in commercial renovations and was still working recently as a construction inspector. JB was currently residing in Glen Mills, PA with his loving wife of 52 years, Roberta Ann (Westover) Bosch.

Jersey Jim was an avid runner for most of his adult life and continued with long daily walks as an active ager. He enjoyed boating and fishing at the Jersey Shore, a good tailgate party at Eagles games and spending time with his family and grandchildren. He had a passion for sports cars and was very fond of Corvettes.

He is survived by his wife Roberta, Xena the cat, sons and daughters-in-law; Christian and Nimpa Bosch, Todd and Jill Bosch, Steve and Kelly DeCord; his brother Jules and Denise Bosch and family, his sister-in-law Sherry Bosch (wife of Jim’s late brother Edson Bosch) and her family and his beloved grandchildren; Bradley, Kirsten, Ryan, Nicholas, Raina and Amelia.

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