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William F. Churchill

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William F. Churchill Obituary
Churchill, William F.

William F. Churchill, 82, of Satellite Beach, FL. died on Mar. 11, 2013. He was the beloved husband of Therese. He is survived by his children, William (Jan), Kathy, Michael, and Margaret (Donald Friend), sister, Florence Churchill. Proud grandfather of ten, and great-grandfather of four. His first wife, Sally died in 1981 and his sister, Mary died in 2012.

Bill was born in the Bronx, NY to Edwin and Florence Churchill. He graduated from Regis High School and Holy Cross College. He received a MBA from Rollins College. Bill served as a Naval Officer for five years. He worked for NASA at the Kennedy Space Center and was very proud to have helped put men on the moon.

Bill and Therese were snowbirds who spent half the year in Satellite Beach and the other half in Somers, NY.

Bill was a minister to the sick for Holy Name of Jesus Parish for 30 years and a volunteer at Daily Bread. He was a leader of the widowed, separated and divorced group at the church.

Bill was truly a Catholic gentleman who had a big heart and loved to make people laugh. He belonged to the Kape Kanaveral Klown Klub and his clown name was Dingbat.

He was the Dood of Satellite Beach!

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday Mar. 21 from 3-6 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday Mar. 22 at 10 am at Our Lady Queen of Angels Chapel of St. John the Evangelist Church, Mahopac, NY. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.

Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home

692 US-Rt. 6

Mahopac, NY 10541


Published in the The Journal News from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2013
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