William Richard Cormier

William Richard Cormier, Sr.
formerly of Lowell, MA; 61

LOWELL -- William Richard Cormier, Sr., the beloved UB (Uncle Bill), 61, passed away on May 7, 2013 in Charlotte, NC. He was surrounded by Bill Jr., Shannon, Jack and Debbie Cormier. He was born in Lowell, MA, on January 24, 1952. Bill had been living in Miramar, FL, and moved to Charlotte in April.

Bill graduated from Lowell High School, served in the Navy and worked for the Boston Globe for many years. He was an avid Red Sox, Patriots and Celtics fan. He loved spending time with his friends and family. He is survived by his son, Bill (Shannon), grandson, Jack, of Charlotte, NC; mother Lorraine Landry Cormier; brothers Charles (June) of Lowell; Leo (Abby) of Davie, FL; and Richard (Olga) of Miramar, FL; his sweetheart, Erin O'Donnell of Tampa, FL; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Charles Cormier, Sr. and his dear son, Daniel Cormier.

CORMIER -- A memorial service will be held at the chapel at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA, on Friday May 24, 2013, at 11:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Daniel "Jack" Cormier at 2532 Hampton Glen Ct., Matthews, NC 28105; or, Hospice & Palliative Care of Charlotte, 1420 E. 7th St., Charlotte, NC 28204.

Published in Lowell Sun on May 21, 2013