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“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: A. H. - NC

“What an incredible career and life. May you all find comfort in your happy memories. Im very sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Dori and Mike Pulizzi


William passed away in June 2019.

William was a resident of Bedford, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

He graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. ('55) and M.S. ('57) in Physics, and then went to work at IBM in Kingston NY, where he soon met Eileen, who would become his loving wife and partner for the next 60 years.

Bill returned to the United States to spend the next 33 years at Hanscom Air Force Base where he specialized in ionospheric modeling, critical to the development of reliable terrestrial and satellite communications.

The family invites you to share your memories at Bill's wake at Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Rd., Bedford, from 4:00 to 7:00 PM, on Friday, June 21.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Pine Street Inn, 444 Harrison Ave, Boston 02118. Friday, June 21, 2019 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Bedford Funeral Home 167 Great Road Bedford, Massachusetts 01730.

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