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We just arrived back from Ireland and we were so sad to heard of Bill's passing. We have been in this neighborhood with Billy across the street for 33 years. It just won't be the same without him!! So sorry for your loss.g7rnp Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

Posted by: Kathy and Tony Cail - Reading, MA - Neighbor   Jul 07, 2019

So,sorry for your loss

Posted by: Kevin Stanton - Melrose, MA - Friend   Jul 02, 2019

Ann and Tim:
i was saddened to read of your Dad's passing. We had many good times together that I will always remember. Condolences to you and your families

Posted by: David Carroll - WILMINGTON, MA - Friend   Jul 02, 2019

Sylvia and I have many good memories of visits to Reading, Wakefield area to visit Della and Billy.. Always most gracious hosts and fun to be around.
We also enjoyed multiple visits from them to to our home in NB at the time. Enough stories from both places to keep us entertained for many years to come.
Thanks Billy. Rest in peace .


Posted by: Roger Robinson - Airdrie, Alberta Canada - Family   Jul 01, 2019

Posted by: Jake Devaney    Jul 01, 2019

Dear Annie.

I was shocked to hear about Billy's death. I am s o sorry for your loss. He was great to be around, I loved his stories about Maine.

I'll never forget him in work at the town hall he kept us all in stitches.

He will be missed.

Loretta & Don Beaird

Posted by: Loretta Beaird - Reading, MA - Friend   Jul 01, 2019

I am sorry for your loss Tim and family. I will pray for your peace at this time.

Posted by: Sandra Hamilton - Melrose, MA - Family Friend   Jul 01, 2019

I loved the story cousin Billy told me about when not too long ago a friend from the Legion, I believe, offered to take him up in a plane during one of his lessons. Billy was thrilled when he got his hands on the throttle and actually flew the plane! It especially made it more thrilling knowing that his family knew nothing about this escapade. What I most appreciate about him was his dry wit, much like his mother's, and his love of family. Blessings on all of you!

Posted by: MaryRose (Macklin) Ferguson - Reading, MA - Family   Jun 30, 2019

Sorry to hear about this. My brother Jake and I played golf many times with Bill, including the memorable day (as Jake has already mentioned) when Bill got a hole in one on the 7th hole at Rockport Country Club. Rest in Peace Bill.

Posted by: Bob Devaney - Oakland, CA - Friend   Jun 30, 2019

I'm so sad to hear about Bill's passing. In school we called him "Billie." He was my neighbor and childhood friend, plus Jr. High and Reading High friend. We hung out in a big neighborhood bunch of friends. He was a great & fun guy to be friends with. from jean corindia.

Posted by: jean corindia - Reading, MA - Classmate   Jun 30, 2019