William B. Barsell, a resident of Glen Burnie, MD, formerly of Holbrook, passed away on July 5, 2013 at the age of 89. He was born in Boston on July 8, 1923 to the late William and Margaret Barsell. Bill graduated in 1940 from Boston Trade School as an electrician. He served in the United States Army in Normandy during World War II and the National Guard for 34 years. Bill was employed as a Master Electrician for 50 years and also ran the Chelsea Navy Hospital in MA, retiring in 1978. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Mary Elizabeth. He is survived by four sons, Robert Barsell of Glen Burnie, MD, John Barsell of Middleboro and William and Stephen Barsell of Cranston, RI; and grandchildren, Joshua Barsell of CA, Derick and Aaron Barsell of FL and Destiny Warham of MA. Reposed at the Cartwright Funeral Home, 69 So. Franklin St. (Rt. 37) in Holbrook. A Funeral Service was held on Friday, July 12 at 11 a.m. in the Winthrop Congregational Church, 16 No. Franklin St., Holbrook. Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours were on Thursday, July 11, 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Burial was in Union Cemetery, Holbrook. For directions or to leave a sympathy message for the family, visit www. cartwrightfuneral.com.
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Published in Holbrook Sun from July 13 to July 20, 2013