William Wier, Jr.
AGE: 81 • Wilmington
Bill died in Wilmington Hospital on Sunday January 15, 2017 from complications of pneumonia. He was the son of the late William J Wier, Sr. and Helen Millard Wier.
After Wilmington Friends School, Bill graduated from Colgate University and Yale Law School. He worked in DuPont Legal Department and with the US Attorney. He continued in private practice with Connelly, Bove, and Lodge; Murdoch and Walsh; and Bader, Dorsey, and Kreshtool on a variety of cases.
Bill and Betty, his wife of 50 years, loved to travel to a wide range of places - Africa, Central and South America, including the Galapagos, Far East, and Europe. His trip collections include countless masks, wall hangings, and artifacts. These fill in spaces next to his multitude of books.
He was predeceased by his sister Suzanne. Besides his wife, he is survived by dinner table partner Zoe the dog.
Through Humanity Gifts Registry, Philadelphia, Bill is donating his body to medical school for teaching purposes.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the First Unitarian Church. Donations may be made to First Unitarian Church, 730 Halstead Road, Wilmington DE 19803.
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