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William P Garriel, 98, of Melbourne went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 26, 2017. He was born on January 14, 1919 in Long Branch, NJ.

He was a 3rd and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, a lifetime member of the VFW Auxiliary, a member of the Moose Lodge, the Elks Lodge and a volunteer fireman with the Oliver-Byron Fire Dept. in Long Branch, NJ.

William was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-great-grandfather and friend; he will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 77 years, Shirley; his son, William "Bill" and his wife Patricia; his daughter,r Shirley and her husband Dan; grandchildren, Patricia, Sean, Cheryl Ann and Donna; great grandchildren, Justin, Ian, Jonathon, Jacob and Kiersten; great-great grandchildren, Sophia and Ayden.

There will be a visitation held from 1:30-2:30pm on Friday, March 31, 2017 at the Life Event Center at Florida Memorial, 5950 South US Highway 1, Rockledge, FL followed by a funeral service at 2:30pm. Entombment will be at Florida Memorial Gardens.