Rochester: March 19, 2014 at age 80. Predeceased by his wife Barbara, son William; parents, Edward and Mary; brother, Bob and sister, Maryanne. He is survived by daughters, Cyndy (Todd) Merkel, Susy (Jack) Burke; son, Peter (Chris); grandchildren Logan, Kaitlyn, Suki, Billy and Devon; brother, Tom(Rosemary); first wife, Bette; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bill started and ran his own business Fini Prod Engineering. He had a lifelong love of reading, history, horses, sailing, and nature. He was a published author of short stories and was a member of the Canandaigua Writers Group. The family gratefully acknowledges Aurora House staff and volunteers for their loving care and support.
There will be no prior calling hours, His Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, March 27th, 9:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 259 Rutgers Street, Rochester N.Y. Private Interment.
Donations may be made to Aurora House PO Box 21 Spencerport N.Y. 14559.
Rochester Cremation, 4044 W. Henrietta Road, Rochester NY 14623, 359-2300, RochesterCremation.com.