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William J"Bill" Begley

William J. "Bill" Begley, 52, of Gardner died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Heywood Hospital of Gardner, after suddenly being stricken ill at home.
Bill was born in Dayton, Ohio on July 15, 1964, the son of Tommye and Janice (Reel) Begley.
He graduated from Palmdale High School of Palmdale, CA and later attended Mount Wachusett Community College of Gardner.
Bill was a machinist employed by Moduform Inc. of Fitchburg for the past eight years. He was previously employed by Nichols & Stone Furniture Company of Gardner, Simplex Time Recorder of Westminster and several other furniture factories.
Bill loved playing the guitar, fishing and playing with his dogs. He was a huge fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots; and he enjoyed taking his chances on an occasional scratch ticket. Bill treasured spending time with his granddaughter Clara.
He leaves his wife of 31 years, Linda S. (Fournier) Begley of Gardner; four sons, Thomas J. Begley and his significant other Heather Mannarino of Gardner, Stephen M. Begley of Gardner, Peter M. Riley of Gardner and George Frizzell of Gardner; one daughter, Jessica L. Thomas and her husband Neil of Gardner; one brother, Jeffrey Begley of Dayton, OH; one sister, Kathy Jones and her husband Mike of Lebanon, OH; one granddaughter, Clara J. Thomas; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held Sunday, June 25th at 4:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner.
Calling hours will be held Sunday, June 25th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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Visitation Details

Sunday, June 25th, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner

Service Details

Sunday, June 25th, 2017 4:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner

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My sincere condolences Linda. My prayers and thoughts for you during this difficult time.

Judy Discawicz Jun 27 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences to Linda and family...I am so saddened by your tragic loss.

Barbara Joyce Jun 26 2017 12:00 AM

Linda and family, So sorry for the loss of Bill. My thoughts are with you at this time.

Lois PLANTE Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Linda, To you and your family, my most sincere condolences over the loss of Bill. My thoughts and prayers to you. With Deepest Sympathy, Jocelyn

Jocelyn A Croft Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to the family Of Bill Begley. Bill's stay here on earth was cut short, he was a great man to work with during the 5 years I knew him at Modu Form. I will always remember his smile which made everyone around him smile to. Bill taught me a lot my last year there on the machine he was superb in running. I will always remember Bill for coming out with his famous saying which was "did ya know" (followed by most often something he made up about work that would get me believing him then he would use his great smile and laugh to let me know he was kidding.) Bill was a hard loyal worker, and to me became a valuable asset to that company. They lost one of the best operators of that machine to probably ever come through their doors. I also remember how he always looked forward to taking a yearly vacation with his beloved wife at Disney World. Let all who remember Bill for his charming smile and laugh. Rest In Peace Bill and may your wife and family always remember how special you were to them every day of your life.

Michael Bishop Jun 24 2017 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Bill was a great guy, I'm grateful I had the pleasure of knowing him.

Stacey Brule Jun 23 2017 12:00 AM

Although we hardly knew Bill, I know for certain he will be missed by all. We send our prayers and thoughts out to his family.

Joyce and Paul Marasco Jun 22 2017 12:00 AM

I'm saddened to hear about Bill passing. He was a wonderful man and I have so many wonderful memories of him from when I was growing up. You all are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Jessica Lefebvre Jun 22 2017 12:00 AM

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