William J. Hufford

William J. Hufford, 54, of Kingston passed away suddenly Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

He was born in Kingston, son of Barbara Rukstalis Hufford, Kingston, and the late George T. Hufford Sr.

Bill was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School and was employed as a supply technician by the Tobyhanna Army Depot. He retired as a sergeant first class in 2006 from the 109th Field Artillery after serving his country for 30 years.

He was a diehard Pittsburgh Steelers fan. His sense of humor and good nature will be missed by all who knew him.

Besides his mother, Bill is survived by his wife, the former Sharon Jabyac; his son and daughter, Nicholas and Lindsey, both of Kingston; brothers, George T. Jr., Niceville, Fla.; Richard, Kingston; Robert, Mountain Top; Albert and Allen, both of Kingston; sisters, Deborah Banks, Kingston; Barbara Brennan, Sweet Valley; and Edith Donnelly, Davenport, Fla.; sister-in-law, Marguerite Fish, Edwardsville; numerous, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Ignatius Church, North Maple Avenue, Kingston. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery, Pringle. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church.

Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 23, 2013