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“I am deeply saddened to hear about Bill's passing. He was my first professional mentor and guided me into the profession I am today. The days at...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Jill Oram - Merrimack, NH

“I am sorry to hear about the passing of my Uncle Bill! I am so thankful that my family and I was able to visit him and Mary last July. I wish I could...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Tina Hayes - Kingsport, TN

“Bill was admired professionally and personally by our entire staff at Johnson O'Connor. He cared not only about our finances, but about our mission...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Weedy Bigelow - Plano, TX

“How lucky I was to have a brother that is so hard to say goodbye to. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Sister Ducky - Franklin, MA

“We both just wanted to say how sorry we are for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Sarah & Amanda Harding - Norwell, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful person and father. Please know that you will all be in our prayers during this difficult time. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Denise & Tom Harding - Norwell, MA

“Uncle Bill you will be missed by so many. Thank you for sharing with us your love of family and for teaching us that happiness begins at home. ...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: April Laskey - Billerica, MA


William H. Czar Sr., 74, beloved husband of Mary (Sullivan) Czar, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Somerville, he is the son of the late Paul and Clara (Martin) Czar.

William grew up in Somerville and was a graduate of Somerville HIgh School, class of 1960. After graduating high school, William served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged after 3 years of service. William then attended and graduated from Bentley College with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. He continued his education for 2 years at Suffolk University. William was the CFO of Johnson O'Connor Research Foundation until he retired in 2015. He loved being a grandfather and spending time with his family vacationing in the White Mountains and traveling all over the world with Mary. He was a lover of Broadway music and a long time season ticket holder at the North Shore Music Theater. William was an devoted New England Patriots fan even before the rings. Most of all, William was a devoted family man. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grand father. He will truly be missed by his family and many friends.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, Mary, he is survived by seven children: Mary Anne Sturgis and her husband Keith, Kathy Champoux and her husband Robert, Deborah Manuel and her husband Scott, Linda Harden, Ellen Hogan and her husband Tom, Julie Wood and her husband Tom and William Czar, Jr. and his wife Lisa; 18 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; five siblings and many loving nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother Paul Czar.

William's funeral will be held from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main Street, (RT28), Stoneham on Monday, May 8th at 9AM, followed by a funeral mass celebrating William's Eternal Life at Saint Patrick's Church, 71 Central Street, Stoneham at 10AM. Burial will be in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Stoneham.

Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 6PM.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Beth Israel Deaoness Oncology Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215.

For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome