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William Bromell of Northampton, MA, died Friday, February 21, 2014.Mr. Bromell served in the Foreign Service of the United States. He was sent to the Middle East and held posts in Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt, and Iran. Mr. Bromell received a medal of distinction for his work in Egypt, during the Six Day War.He is survived by his wife Maggie Bromell, two sons, Nicholas of Amherst, and Gavin of Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., and five grandchildren. The eldest Bromell son, Henry, died in March 2013.Mr. Bromell was a highly skilled builder of ship models, three of which may be seen in museums, the Bath Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine, the Chesapeake Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., and the Museo Historico Naval Museum in Venice, Italy. There will be a memorial mass held Saturday, March 8, at 12 p.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church, 354 Elm St., Northampton, MA.

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Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 7, 2014.
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March 26, 2014
Maggie -

I am thinking about you and holding you closely around Bill's loss. I am so sorry to hear this sad news and i will hold you in my thoughts, my prayers and deeply in my heart.

I send love, Claire
claire willis
March 19, 2014
I just saw this notice. My condolences to the Bromell family. It was my privilege in life to have known and worked with Bill at the USS Constitution Museum in Charlestown when my last name was Ridewood. Bill was a talented and very special person.
Donna Shelley
March 8, 2014
To the Bromell family,
May the God of comfort give you strength, peace, love and comfort at your time of need. My sympathy to the family.
March 1, 2014
May you be comforted.
John Clayton
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