William GAFFNEY Sr.

Family-Placed Death Notice

GAFFNEY, Sr., William William Peter Gaffney Sr., 70, of Marietta while surrounded by family, passed away after a long battle with cancer, Fri., August 2nd 2013. Born in Baraboo, Wisconsin, March 9th 1943 to John Howard Gaffney and Dorothy Lenora Gaffney, William graduated from Wisconsin Dells High School in 1961 and received his Doctor of Jurisprudence at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was happily married 46 years to Jill Olson Gaffney. William Gaffney, a life-long purveyor of justice and federal law, enjoyed an enduring career as Assistant U.S. Attorney. William was predeceased by his first beloved son, William Peter Gaffney Jr., and survived by his wife and three loving sons: Joshua Patrick Gaffney, Andrew Benjamin Gaffney and John Ryan Gaffney; daughter in-law: Trisha Henry Gaffney; two grandchildren: Brendan Tyler Gaffney and Isabella Grace Gaffney. Memorial services will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church in Marietta, GA at 11AM on Thurs., August 8th 2013. To memorialize William P. Gaffney, Sr., please make a donation in his name to the William P. Gaffney Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund, Payable to: CU Foundation #01-50774; Mailing address: CU Foundation, 4740 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80301. Condolences may be left for the family at www.GeorgiaFuneralC are.com. Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation Services is proud to serving this family. 678-574-3016.

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Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Aug. 7, 2013