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William James McDermott

  • "June, my heart aches for you. My thoughts and prayers are..."
    - Julie Rondeau
  • "I've only know Bill for short time, however, within that..."
  • "I'm so sorry for your loss. Billy was such a sweetheart...."
    - Maureen Freeman
  • "June, and family. I am so very sorry to hear of the loss..."
    - Diane Laderoute
  • "I am a mother of a son with the same disease as Billy had...."

William James McDermott
Loving father, son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend; 30

TYNGSBORO, MA -- William "Bill" McDermott, 30, of Tyngsboro died unexpectedly, Thursday, July 31st, 2014.

William was born in Lowell, MA on May 5, 1984, and was the beloved son of June (Kearney) and William M. McDermott of Tyngsboro. He was a graduate of Tyngsboro High School, class of 2002, where he was a co-captain of the Tyngsboro High School Football & Wrestling Teams. He attended UMass Lowell and was a graduate of the New England School of HVAC.

Along with his parents, Bill will be sadly missed by his brother, Brian E. McDermott of Tyngsboro; Kathleen Bills, his longtime girlfriend and mother of his son, Casey Wyatt McDermott, both of Tyngsboro; his paternal grandfather, Edward T. McDermott of Dracut; along with many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Bill was employed as a concrete carpenter with Romac Forms of Tyngsboro. He also was the owner and operator of Bill's Firewood of Tyngsboro.

Bill was a caring and loving friend who enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with his family, especially his son Casey Wyatt McDermott. An animal lover, Bill loved his families' dogs Damian, Roscoe, Rollie, and Buddy.

Addiction is such a difficult disease for us to accept or understand. Bill fought his valiantly for over 10 years. This past Thursday God said enough is enough and called Bill home to Him. Rest in Peace, William.

McDERMOTT -- Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., Dracut, on TUESDAY, August 5th from 5-8 p.m. His funeral mass will take place Wednesday, August 6th 9 AM at St. Rita's Church, Mammoth Rd., LOWELL, followed by burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Lowell House. For directions or to leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit or find us on Facebook under Dracut Funeral Home.
Funeral Home
Dracut Funeral Home
2159 Lakeview Avenue Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 957-5032
Published in Lowell Sun from Aug. 3 to Aug. 4, 2014