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Dr. William J. Seery Jr.

1938 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Dr.  William J. Seery Jr. Obituary
Seery, Jr., Dr. William J.
William J. Seery, Jr., a longtime resident of Guilford, passed away peacefully at The Guilford House with his wife by his side on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at the age of 80. Bill is the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Liz) Benevento. He was born in Queens, NY on June 11, 1938, son of the late William and Laura (Page) Seery.
Bill is survived by his children: William Patrick Seery of VA, Jean (Steven) Annen of MO, Michael Thomas Seery (Ratree Tipsaeng, fiancée) of VA, and his beloved step-daughter, Keri Ann Rosini. Bill is also survived by his sister Lorraine (Allan) Longo of Huntington, NY and his half-brother, the late Joseph (Mary) Kist.
Dr. Seery honorably served his country in the Navy from 1956-1962 and specifically the Cuban Missile Crisis aboard the USS Remey. He served as an Electronics Technician with the rank of Petty Officer Second Class. Bill went on to work nights for the New York Telephone Co. while attending CCNU in New York. He continued his education at the Chiropractic Institute of New York. Upon graduation Bill moved his family to Guilford and took over Dr. White's practice; eventually opening his own practice, William J. Seery Chiropractic on Church Street in Guilford. His career spanned over 37 years until his retirement in 2006.
During Bill's career he served as president of the CT Chiropractic Association from 1978-80. Bill was instrumental in procuring insurance reimbursement for chiropractic care. Dr. Seery was a longtime member of the Guilford Rotary. Bill's hobbies included flying single-engine planes, scuba diving, classical music, personal enrichment college-level courses, and extensive travel.
Friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at St. George Church, 33 Whitfield Street, Guilford on Saturday, September 22 at 11:30 a.m. Burial will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully asks for donations to be made in William's name to either CT Chiropractic Association, P.O. Box 785, Portland, CT 06480 or to VNA Community Health Care & Hospice, 753 Boston Post Road, Guilford, CT 06437. Arrangements in care of the Guilford Funeral Home, 115 Church St, Guilford. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.guilfordfuneralhome.com
Published in The New Haven Register on Sept. 16, 2018
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