William J. McNamara III
1966 - 2021
BORN
1966
DIED
2021
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57 Main St
Danbury, CT
William J. McNamara III
William J. McNamara III, age 55 of Bethel, died on June 18th at Yale New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of Kathryn (Lambert) McNamara.
Bill was born February 28, 1966, the son of Margaret A. (Grimm) McNamara of Brookfield, and the late William J. McNamara, Jr. A lifelong area resident, he was a graduate of Western Connecticut State University, and was employed with Union Savings Bank, Danbury as Executive Vice President, Chief Risk and Information Officer where he earned multiple accolades for his professional accomplishments. Bill was on the board of DAWS, The Danbury Westerners, and TBICO.
Bill was a lifelong NY Yankees, Miami Dolphins, and UCONN men's basketball fan and shared his passion for sports with his son. In addition to holidays and family gatherings, Bill looked forward to the annual family trip to the Outer Banks.
He was a parishioner of Saint Mary Church, Bethel.
In addition to his wife Kathryn and his mother Margaret, Bill is survived by his son Kevin W. McNamara of Bethel, two sisters: Margaret Maasz and her husband William of Pawling, NY and Marybeth Bolduc and her husband Gary of Ludlow, MA, his mother-in-law Karol Lambert of Bethel, one niece, five nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 24th in Saint Mary Church, Bethel. A private burial will take place at the convenience of the family.
The family will receive friends at the Green Funeral Home, 57 Main Street, Danbury on Wednesday June 23rd from 4 to 7 p.m. For those who would like to attend the visitation but have not yet been vaccinated, it is requested that a face mask be worn.
Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers are requested to be made to Brotherhood in Action at Contribute-Brotherhood in Action of Bethel, Inc. (biabethel.org)
To leave a message of condolence for the McNamara family, please visit www.thegreenfuneralhome.com .


Published by Danbury News Times on Jun. 21, 2021.
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24
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Saint Mary Church
Bethel, CT
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Kathryn, my heart is broken for you and Kevin. I was so shocked to read of Bill's passing this morning and am sorry that I missed his wake. I will always remember Bill fondly. Thinking of you and sending lots of love and wishes for peace during this very sad time.
Liz Durkin
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June 28, 2021
Peggy, no words seem to be adequate, but please accept my deepest sympathy. As you know, worked with Bill at USB; no need to tell you what a fine young man he was; I know you and his family are grieving and my prayer for all of you is one of emotional healing; that memories of your time together will bring you all some comfort during this difficult time. May his soul rest in peace and may that peace embrace you all.
Shay Miller (Sharon Kalil class 1963)
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June 25, 2021
Kevin I am so sorry to hear about your dad. We are going to miss seeing the two of you together at Jks. We enjoyed seeing you two together I´m sure as much as you enjoyed being there. I know you will continue to make him very proud. My sincere condolences. The entire Jks wait staff
Lori hubina
June 24, 2021
Bill was full of life. While I mourn for his family and vast network of friends because his has departed from this realm, I rejoice that heaven just got a fantastic addition!
Richard Howells
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June 24, 2021
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