February 22, 1930 ~ December 24, 2009
Greece: Thursday, December 24, 2009. Survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia O'Brien; his children, Ann (Bill) Easton, John (Kathy) O'Brien, William O'Bien (Sheri Prior), Timothy (Sue) O'Brien, Daniel (Beth) O'Brien, David (Jeanne) O'Brien; 20 grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; many dear friends. William enjoyed spending time with his family. He also enjoyed reading and writing. William was a columnist, reporter and editor for the Democrat and Chronicle for 30 years. Friends may call Monday 3-7PM at the Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home 1075 Long Pond Road. His funeral mas will be celebrated Tuesday 10:00AM at St. Lawrence Church. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the St. Joseph's House of Hospitality, 402 South Ave., Rochester, NY 14620 in his memory.