William F. Dingersen, Sr.
William F. Dingersen, Sr.
  • December 11, 1924 - December 26, 2017
  • Danbury, Connecticut

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William Francis Dingersen, 93, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in Danbury, CT. He was the husband of the late Marie "Zoll" Dingersen.

Bill was born on Dec. 11, 1924, to the late Frank and Margaret Heavey Dingersen in Brooklyn, NY. He was a US WWII Naval veteran and served on the LST809 in 1942. Bill met the love of his life, Marie "Zoll" Dingersen, at the age of 16, on June 1, 1940; they married in Queens, NY. Bill enjoyed playing cards and spending time with his friends and family.

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Bill spent time living in Queens, Long Island, and retired in Pennsylvania, Vero Beach, FL, and spent the past three years living in Danbury. Bill, fondly called "Poppy", is survived by his son, William Dingersen, Jr., and his family of Danbury, CT; and his daughter, Barbara Baldassare of Garden City South, LI and her family. Seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren also survive.

A special thank you to Hancock Hall for their loving care and support.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at St. Peter Church, Danbury. Interment will be at the State Veterans Cemetery at Middletown, CT at a later date. Friends will be received from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main St., Danbury, CT.

Contributions in Bill's memory may be made to the Nelson Gelfman Dialysis Unit at Danbury Hospital, c/o Western CT Health Network Foundation, 24 Hospital Ave., Danbury, CT 06810.