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“Eileen and FamilyBill was a good man and I was glad we were friends. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Tom Robinson - The Villages, FL

“Warrior,Police Officer, Scholar,and Patriach of a fine family. Rest in Peace Sir. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Larry Mullane - Calabash, NC

“Sorry to learn of Bill's passing. He was always there to help anyone and everyone. May he rest in eternal peace. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: j kevin moran - palm beach, FL

“Eileen and Family:Sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Willie. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sissy McCarthy-Kozak - NJ

“Kevin, Michael, & family, We are very sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences. Vinnie Corso & family ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy to Eileen, Brian, Timmy and the entire O'Connell family. We have such fond memories of times spent together. Uncle Willie was a...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Pisarro - Bayville, NJ

William was born on January 3, 1932 and passed away on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

William was a resident of Wall, New Jersey at the time of passing.

He attended Rutgers University and Seton Hall College.

Bill joined the US Army in 1951, later serving as a Gunnery Sergeant in The Korean Conflict.

Visitation will take place at O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Friday, February 16, 2018, from 4-8 PM. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Rose Church, Belmar, on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 9:30 AM, with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bill's memory may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Rose Church, 603 7th Avenue, Belmar, NJ 07719.