Obituary of William J. Dey
Webster: Saturday, May 20, 2023, age 95. Predeceased by his loving wife of 63 years, Elfriede. He leaves his dear children, Karen, John and Fred (Erin); 5 grandchildren, Linda (Dan) Pesciotta, Stephen (Nicole Zornow) and Jeffrey Dey, Kaitlyn (Kevin) Rieger, Kathleen (Erin) Morgan; great-granddaughter, Olivia Rieger.
William was born to Anna and Jonathan Dey in Long Island City, NY and moved to Hicksville as a child. After High School he joined the US Army at the end of WWII. Upon returning, he worked as a machinist for the Long Island Railroad for 42 years. Always an active church member, he also enjoyed cars, trains, classical music, puzzles, home movies, babysitting his grandchildren, talking about the Bible and gardening. He was very proud of his cherry tomatoes!
Friends may call 4-7 Thursday, May 25 at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave., Webster. Funeral Service 10:00 AM Friday, May 26 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 131 West Main St., Webster. Interment, Webster Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to American Cancer Soc., Macular Degeneration Society, or Immanuel Lutheran Church.
The Willard H. Scott Funeral Home has been honored to serve the Webster community and the surrounding area for over 60 years. We remain dedicated to those we serve, providing compassion and guidance during one of life’s most difficult times.
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