Daniels Family Funeral Services
7601 Wyoming Blvd Ne
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 821-0010
More Obituaries for William Gorman
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

William Gorman M.D.

1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
William Gorman M.D. Obituary
Gorman, William C. M.D.

William C. Gorman M.D., age 90, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2016. He was born in Albuquerque on May 28, 1926. After completing grade school at Eugene Field and high school at Albuquerque High, he enlisted in the Navy, and was stationed on Midway Island from 1944-1946. He was accepted to St.Louis University Medical School and graduated in 1954. It was here that he met his wife, Celeste, and they were married that same year. After completing his surgical training in Denver and Milwaukee, he returned, in 1961, to Albuquerque to practice thoracic surgery. During this time he volunteered, for a short time, on the hospital ship, SS Hope. He was president of the New Mexico Medical Society 1978-1979. After being in practice for 20 years, Dr.Gorman accepted the position of Medical Director for Presbyterian Healthcare Services, where he remained until his retirement in 1993.

He was a man of integrity and honesty. Dr.Gorman was the original, "tell it like it is" doc. He was always up front with his patients as well as his family.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Celeste, children, Bill Jr. and wife Joanne (Katie and Will), Mark and wife Wilma (Carl and Ken), Kathy and husband Russ Falter (Alex and Rusty), Liz and husband Steve Tennyson (Michael, Sara and Ryan).

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church/Adopted Families Program, P.O. Box 25001, Albuquerque, NM 87125 or the .

A reception will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2016 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the family home.

Arrangements have been entrusted to

Daniels Family Funeral Services, Wyoming Chapel

7601 Wyoming Blvd. NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Nov. 20 to Nov. 30, 2016
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Daniels Family Funeral Services