William Andrew "Bill" Crivello

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William Andrew "Bill" Crivello Notice
Crivello, William Andrew "Bill" Passed away on January 4, 2011, at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center where he had resided on the 9th floor for the last 3 years. Beloved husband of the late Geraldine. Loving father of Debi, Derick, Denis, Deana and Dawna. Proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren and 2 great - grandchildren. Dear brother of Johnny and Rosey. He will sadly be missed by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, 9 brothers and sisters and a grandson. Bill retired from the US Air Force in 1972. Soon after that, he returned to the Milwaukee area and got involved with many Veterans' organizations. He was a member of the DAV, AMVETS, PLAV, Vietnam Veterans, VFW, American Legion, and many other organizations. He served as Commander for the DAV, AMVETS, and PLAV, representing the Veterans from Wisconsin. Bill generously donated his time to veterans service organizations by volunteering 18,943 hours. One of his proudest accomplishments in life was working with others to get the Carillon placed at the Veterans Cemetery in Union Grove. Bill was an avid Wii bowler and enchanted everyone singing karaoke. He loved crafting, playing poker, calling bingo, shooting craps and just about anything that involved fun. He loved being involved in functions that provided entertainment for the troops. Visitation Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at the CLEMENT J. ZABLOCKI VA MEDICAL CENTER (5000 W. National Ave.) first floor chapel from 8:00 AM until the celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM. Interment at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove at 1:00 PM. In honor of Bill's friends and his caregivers at his home on the 9th floor, memorials towards Bingo or other entertainment are appreciated. ROZGA-SCHUTTE-WALLOCH Funeral and Cremation Services Serving the family (414) 281-7145
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Jan. 9, 2011
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