Age 81, of 1 Cedar Street., Watkins Glen, passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at Schuyler Hospital, Montour Falls.
William is survived by his many friends and family at The Arc of Schuyler, as well as by his good friend LeRoy Schroeder.
William will be remembered by his friends as a man whose smile could light up a room. He was a strong and quiet man who loved coffee and chocolate. He enjoyed working with his hands, and he particularly loved Christmas lights and the holiday season.
Friends are invited to call at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 East Fourth St., Watkins Glen on Wednesday, Dec. 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. His funeral service will be held following visitation. Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Watkins Glen, will take place on Dec. 3 at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions in William’s name may be made to The Arc of Schuyler Endowment Fund, 203 Twelfth St., Watkins Glen, NY or to the charity of one’s choice.