Bill died in his sleep on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. He was the son of the late Mary Robertson Vanderwall and Hendrik W. Vanderwall. Bill is survived by his wife, Lorrie Swords Vanderwall; his children, William, Hendrik, and Gail; grandchildren, Hendrik C. Vanderwall, Jr. Bill graduated from Tulane University with a Masters Degree in Social Work. He retired from the Louisiana State Office of Health and Human Resources. Over the years, he served in the capacity of Chief Social Worker, Health Planner, and Louisiana State Director of Medicaid. He was past president of Tulane University School of Social Work Alumni and past president of New Orleans Chapter of Model A Ford Club. A Memorial Service will be private
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New Orleans, LA 70119
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Nov. 2 to Nov. 3, 2013