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William Halpin

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William J.

Halpin, Sr.

Wappingers Falls - William J. Halpin, Sr., 74, of Wappingers Falls, passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Vassar Bros. Medical Center.

Born in Beacon, N.Y.,June 2, 1938, he was the son of James and Catherine Murry Halpin. He was employed at the former Witchey's Garage in Wappingers Falls many years, and later worked at M&g Sanitation as a mechanic.

On June 14, 1996, he was married to the former Donna L. Reese who survives at home.

Bill enjoyed NASCAR, and raced in Middletown speedway in his younger years. He was beloved by his many friends.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, William J. Halpin, Jr. and his wife Tamy, of Locust Grove, Virginia, Nanci Munoz and her husband Louis of Wappingers Falls, a step daughter, Rachael Frey and her husband Joseph of Hyde Park, N.Y., grandchildren, Yvonne and her husband, Thomas, Daniel, Jenna and Alyssa, a great granddaughter Alexis, and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his former wife, Patricia Halpin of Wappingers Falls.

He was predeceased by two brothers.

The family would like to thank the staff at Vassar Bros. Medical Center for their help and compassion.

Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Saturday from 3 to 7 PM.

Services will be at 6:30 during the visitation.Cremation, Poughkeepsie Rural Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Heart Center at Vassar Bros. Med. Center, 45 Reade Pl., Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601.

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Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on May 2, 2013
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