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“This does not get any easier even after 2 years. I miss you so much and just wish I could see you once last time. I love you so much . ”
1 of 24 | Posted by: Christopher Rocanelli - FL

“Papa, I know that was you the other day.....I am asking that you come through to me today. I love and miss you so much. This isn't getting an easier....Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Lynnmarie Rocanelli - spring hill, FL

“Love you! ”
3 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Santiago - Spring Hill, FL

“I miss you dad. I miss you everyday. I wish you were hear to listen to my complaints about anything and everything. You would have loved the...Read More »
4 of 24 | Posted by: Laura - spring hill, FL

“Dad,I just watched your 9/11 interview with Rick Leventhal. I am so very proud of your heroism that day. You helped save many lives and I am...Read More »
5 of 24 | Posted by: Laura - spring hill, FL

“Grandpa, There is not a day that goes by that I don't think about. You were one of the most major pieces of my life and now you're gone. I will never...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Christopher Rocanelli - FL

“Papa, There are no words to describe how much I miss you. I talk to you every day and truly hope you can hear me. I still need you so pop in...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: lynnmarie - spring hill, FL

“Dad,I just want to wish you a Happy Father's Day! I love you very much and miss you everyday. I hope you can see us and know how much you are loved...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Santiago - spring hill, FL

“Missing you so much today papa! Nothing feels the same without you. I just can't get my brain to accept the fact that you have gone to heaven. ”
9 of 24 | Posted by: Lynnmarie - spring hill, FL

“Hi grandpa, Elizabeth loves Rise of the Gardians so much she wanted to wath it two times. love you love,Jessica ”
10 of 24 | Posted by: Jessica Santiago - spring hill, FL

“miss you! ”
11 of 24 | Posted by: Laura Santiago - spring hill, FL

“Dear Pat, I'm so sorry for your loss. Billy was a great guy, bigger than life in many way's. I'll always remember him for the big "Welcome Home" he...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Michael O'Kane - Glendale, NY

“Dear Aunt Patricia, I am so sorry to hear of Uncle Billy's passing. I haven't seen Uncle Billy in awhile, but I remember him as being a fun and...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Barbara Jordan - Kingston, NY

“So many old memories have been going through my mind. He use to deliver groceries as a kid to my Mom 4th floor walk up. When we got older he would...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Joann Jordan - Brooklyn, NY

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. We have many fond memories of Bill. ”
15 of 24 | Posted by: Donna and Bill Howard - Davie, FL

“Our love and prayers are with you all. May he be at Peace for eternity and with you all always. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Lisa Hartwig - New Milford, CT

“So sorry for your loss. You and your family have my deepest sympathy. ”
17 of 24 | Posted by: Liz Meyers - Weeki Wachee, FL

“Flynn, I am deeply sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. ”
18 of 24 | Posted by: Liz Franco - Fruitland park, FL

“I'm sorry for your lost,may he rest in peace,God bless... ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: PEDRO RIOS

“I love you Uncle Billy and you will be greatly missed. I will cherish every memory that we shared. My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Rosemary Corozza - Lake Grove, NY

“Dear Aunt Patricia, Lynn, Laura, Eric and kids - My thoughts and prayers are with you; it is never easy. May Uncle Billy be at peace. May...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Mary Beth Quinn - New York, NY

“sorry for your lose ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: joseph chiaromonte - spring hill, FL

“I won't say goodbye little brother because I know I will see you again maybe not now but someday. I love you so much I will miss you my whole life....Read More »
23 of 24 | Posted by: elizabeth corozza - ronkonkoma, NY

“Daddy I can't even express how much I miss you already. This house just doesn't feel right without you here. Thanks for sending me the picture. I...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Lynnmarie Rocanelli - Daughter


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William J. Faulkner, 64, passed away May 31, 2013. He was originally from Brooklyn, New York and moved to Spring Hill, Florida in 2004.

William was a New York State Supreme Court Officer for 21 years, retiring in 2003. He was a 9/11 first responder and received a Congressional Medal of Valor from the State of New York for his service to the community on that fateful day in history. William was a U.S. Army veteran during Vietnam, proudly serving in country from 1967-1968, as a L.R.R.P. (Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol).

He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Faulkner, daughters, Lynnmarie Rocanelli, and Laura Santiago, son-in-law, Erik Santiago, five grandchildren, Victoria & Christopher Rocanelli, Sarah, Alexandra and Jessica Santiago all of Spring Hill, FL. Also survived by his father William Faulkner, Sr., of Brooklyn, NY, and his sisters Elizabeth Corozza of Long Island, NY and Jane Cappiello of Brooklyn, NY.