William Summa

William R. Summa, 51 of Houston, TX died on the evening of December 7, 2019. He was predeceased by his father, William J. Summa and his daughter, Victoria Summa. He is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Aurora (Saenz) Summa; stepson, Aaron Saenz of Marysville, CA; three children Nicholas, Mercedes, and Elena Summa; mother, Mary Ann (Caucci) Summa; brother, Joseph (Anna) Summa of Hilton, NY; three sisters, Marian (Daniel Dowd) Summa of Buffalo, NY, Sally Summa of Buffalo, NY, Theresa Tassone of Binghamton, NY; also numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was raised in Endwell, NY where he attended Seton Catholic Central High School. He graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Clarkson University. He had 20 years of service for United Space Alliance, Houston, and was a stay-at-home dad for a little over 7 years. He was an active member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Houston and volunteered in various ministries including Faith Formation (from Pre-K to Adult), Vocations Committee, Gabriel Project, Pro-Life Committee, Pastoral Council, and Men’s Bible Study. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He served as Eucharistic Minister and attended Adoration vigil each First Friday. He enjoyed aerospace, Chick-fil-a, his family, couponing, and his faith. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him and leaves behind cherished memories of Bay Area Young Adults, Girl Scout and Boy Scout events, family vacations, camping excursions, and laughter. Visitation will be at Crowder Funeral Home located at 111 E. Medical Ctr. Blvd, Webster on Thursday, December 12th from 5-8 pm, with a rosary at 7 pm. A funeral Mass will be on Friday, December 13th, at 10:30 am at St. Bernadette Church located at 15500 El Camino Real, Houston. Internment will follow at Mt. Olivet located at 7801 Gulf Fwy, Dickinson. A celebration of life reception will follow at St. Bernadette Church in the Parish Life Center.


  1. Ah, Bill. You left us far too soon. You were a great friend, and an even greater husband and father. Rest in eternal Peace brother.

    Patricia Medina
  2. I’m so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. Bill, you were one of the most awesome, kindest guys that I knew in BAYA. You will be greatly missed! My condolences to Aurora and kids. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Dawn Coryat-Hon
  3. Dear Bill: All the little unborn babies you helped and all their mommies were forever changed by your kindness and unconditional love! I know all the angels, Saints, Jesus and Blessed mommy are surrounding you now! I will miss you my prolife brother in Christ Please pray for us! Lori Gutheinz

    Lori Gutheinz
  4. Thank you Bill, for being such a good example a Christian man. You were dear to
    so many, and you were always there. Prayers for you and your loved ones.

    Ivan R Cardenas
  5. This sucks. Bill was always available to answer questions. Always had a smile on his face. May the good Lord keep his family during thid time.

    Yusef Johnson
  6. Aurora, we are so sad to hear of Bill’s passing. He was so helpful in the Gabriel Project, a friendly gentle man, and a Christian. Our sympathy to you and the children. May God bless all of you and give you peace and comfort.

    Tracy & Ken Demel
  7. It is difficult to say good bye, but it is good that you’re suffering has ended. You and your family will always be in my prayers. Rest In Peace my cousin.
    Love Stephen

    Stephen Nocilla

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