William Thomas Engel Jr.

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Ocala - William Thomas Engel, Jr., 68, of Ocala, FL, passed away, January 17, 2014, surrounded by his loving family, at the Legacy House Hospice in Ocala, FL.

He graduated from St. Francis College, Xavier University, and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from American University in Washington DC.

Dr. Engel was employed as Director of the TREEO Center at the University of Florida in 1994, until he retired in 2010. He previously worked at Central Carolina Technical College, as the Director for the Environmental Training Program.

Surviving is one daughter, Mary Kathleen (Brian) Marsh, of Ocala FL, one son, William T. Engel III, of Cooperstown ND, and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Jeannie (Weissenstein) Engel.

Friends are to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am February 22, 2014 in St. Bernard Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

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Published in Gainesville Sun from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2014
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