GORMLEY Brig. Gen. William J. III of West Roxbury, Suddenly in Honolulu, HI. February 9, 2013. Beloved husband of Mary R. (Timmerman). Loving father of LTC William J. US Army of Saudi Arabia, Mary Anne Cronin and her husband Michael of Marblehead, Karen J. Burns and her husband John of West Roxbury, Michael J. (B.F.D.) and his wife Karen of West Roxbury, and Michelle E. Gormley of Roslindale. Loving grandfather to eight grandchildren. Brother of James P. of VT, Mary E. Clasby and her husband James of Ashland, Katherine A. Ahern of Westford, and Richard F. of West Roxbury. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the William J. Gormley Funeral Home, 2055 Centre Street, WEST ROXBURY, Saturday, February 16 at 9:00 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in Holy Name Church at 10 o’clock. Visiting hours Friday 3:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Relatives and friends invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery with full military honors. Retired General Mass. Army National Guard. Late member Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of MA. Bill was very active in his community and was a Director of Gormley Funeral Service, past president of the Holy Name Society, past member Board of Trustees of the Faulkner Hospital, past District Chairman of Boy Scouts of America Greater Boston Council and past Vice Chairman of the USO Council of New England. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the Holy Name St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1689 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132 or the USO New England, 427 Commercial Street, Boston, MA 02109. For directions and guestbook www.gormleyfuneral.com William J. Gormley Funeral Service 617-323-8600
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Published in Boston Herald from Feb. 11 to Feb. 15, 2013