September 22, 1919 ~ October 20, 2008
Greece: Bill passed away into the loving arms of the Lord on Monday, October 20, 2008 at the age of 89. Predeceased by his beloved wife, Jeanette(Micalizzi)McElveney; son, James McElveney; sister, Gertrude(Harry)Reddy and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Survived by his loving family, sons; William M.(Kathy Grunert)McElveney and Sean(Kelly)McElveney; his grandchildren, Jennifer(Jason)Stinson of CA.,Joseph, Brant, Katelyn and Grady; great-granddaughter to be born in November. Kathy's children, Doug(Kristin)Grunert of Boston and Marc Grunert; brothers-in-law, Sam Micalizzi of Albany and Robert Chamberlin; sisters-in-law, Sena(Charles)Micalizzi of CA, Rose Marie Micalizzi, Adrian(Robert)Lucacci, Karen(Fred)Christensen of Penn Yan and Marilyn(Peter)Mitrano; aunt, Lee Mucciola; special niece, Gertrude Azueta of Long island, NY; several other nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends, including the Atria of Greece. He was a Veteran of WWII. He was an active member of Greece Post 468 A.L. Also an active Communicant and Usher at Our Lady of Mercy Church and active in many Billard Leagues until the age of 88. Friends may call Wednesday 4-8PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 10:00 at Our Lady of Mercy Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make contributions to the American Cancer Society in his memory.