- October 12, 1935 - April 5, 2013
- Hyde Park, New York
of William's Passing
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“What a fine man! William Wallace Brody.
So well informed, a walking internet.
Fabulous sense of humor.
I'll miss him a lot but his ...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara Neus - Pelham, NY
“Truly a good man. Our deepest sympathies, Roberta. Requiescat in Pace, Bill.
2 of 9 | Posted by: joseph stagnitta - hyde park, NY
“Please accept my condolences in the passing of Bill. I have many fond memories from working with Roberta at Allstate Insurance Company. I am sorry...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Dias - Hartsdale, NY
“Sincere condolences to the family for your loss. Mr. Brodie was my guidance counselor for a number of years and I always enjoyed speaking with him...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: M. Rogers
“So sorry to read of Bills' passing
Missed you at St Margarets'.
Will remember both of you in my prayers.
Life is not the same around St Margarets'...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: John Slattery, EA - Pearl River, NY
“Our Dear Friend Roberta,Kevin & Patrick,
Jack & I are so sad about the passing of Bill.Our hearts go out to all of you.
We have wonderful memories...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Barbara & Jack Rosen - Hackensack, NJ
“We had some of the best moments of our lives shared with Bill and Roberta. Bill will be very missed.
7 of 9 | Posted by: maryann Etkin - Coral gables, FL
“My Dear Roberta: My heart goes out to you and your family. I will always remember my buddy Bill. He was such a great man and I always looked...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Martha Conway - Marlboro, NY
“Roberta So sorry to hear of Bills passing. Heard the info from Tina Lund (an old neighbor of yours)
I think of all the fun we had in BM%rkour...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Joan Schroeder (Sweeney) - NY
Sweet's Funeral Home Inc
William Wallace Brodie, resident of Hyde Park for 17 years, and formerly of Chestnut Ridge, NY, Passed away on April 5, 2013, with his wife of 54 years, Roberta, at his side.
He was 77 years old.
His kind and gentle demeanor made him loved by all. His smile and quick wit always lifted people's spirits.
He was a science teacher and guidance counselor in the Clarkstown School District for 32 years. He was an award-winning woodcarver, was involved with amateur radio and wine making. He occasionally enjoyed the fruits of his labor.
Bill served as president of the School Counselors of Rockland County, was a member of WPRCA, the Town of Hyde Park Historical Society, and was a Eucharistic Minister.
His pride and joy were his five grandchildren, Liam, Kelsey, Madison, Matthew and Samantha. He is also survived by son Kevin and wife Bonnie of Central Valley, son Patrick and fiancée Amy, of Kailua, HI, sister Margaret Lawler and husband Brendan of Lagrange, brother Harry and wife Angela of MD, and brother Tom of Florida, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8pm on Monday, April 8, 2013 at Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc., Rte. 9, Hyde Park.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. James A. Garisto at 10am Tuesday, April 9th, at Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel of St. Peter's Parish, 299 Hudson View Dr., Poughkeepsie.
Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Peter's Church, 6 Father Cody Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601.
To send a condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com
4365 Albany Post Rd Hyde Park, NY 12538
Tel. (845) 229-2624