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William G. Devine
April 22, 1934 - September 16, 2018
Former town council President & Grand Knight in Parsippany
Service Date: September 21, 2018
In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in his memory to the Rutgers University Foundation/R Scholarship Fund. 335 George Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
Obituaries » William G. Devine
Surrounded by his beloved family, William G. Devine passed away on Sunday September 16, 2018 at Ocean Medical Center in Brick, NJ. He was 84.
He was born in Scranton, Pa., raised in Garfield, NJ then moved to Parsippany to raise his family from 1962-1996 before retiring to Four Seasons in Lakewood, NJ.
Bill graduated from Pope Pius High School in Passaic, NJ before graduating from US Army Finance School at Rutgers University.
Bill proudly served his country with the United States Army during the Korean War with the rank of Sergeant from 1953 until being honorably discharged in 1956.
He had a long career in accounting and held management positions at ITT, Western Union and lastly as controller for Essex county before retiring.
Bill served his community as president of the town council in Parsippany. He was also active in the Knights of Columbus in Parsippany and was a 4th Degree Knight and Past Grand Knight.
He also had a passion for Rutgers University where he was a season ticket holder for football and men’s basketball for over 40 years. He was a member of the Scarlet R.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years: Angela L. (nee-Schiano); his daughter: Doreen A. Devine and her husband Keith Hogan; his son: William C. and his wife Donna; and his three grandchildren: Ryan Devine, Tanner Hogan, and Liam Hogan.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation on Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Par-Troy Funeral Home 95 Parsippany Road Parsippany, NJ (973) 887-3235. His Graveside Service will be at 11:00am Friday September 21, 2018 at Gate of Heaven Cemetery 225 Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the Rutgers University Foundation/R Scholarship Fund. 335 George Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 or visit the R Fund