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William "Bill" Charles Wanatosky

June 13, 1935 ~ June 17, 2020 (age 85)
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Message from Dick and Karen Knight
June 29, 2020 10:55 AM

Joan and Family,
Sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was a good friend back in the Pepsi days.
Message from Joyce Bartz
June 27, 2020 1:09 PM

Joan and Family, My deepest condolences at the passing of your beloved Bill. He was a wonderful example of love, generosity and kindness. Don and I both cherished Bill and Joan and appreciated their friendship. I will always remember at social gatherings in the neighborhood Bill reaching for Joan’s hand to hold. My prayers are with you all. Joyce B
Message from Jerry and Bonnie Lowman
June 26, 2020 9:24 AM

Jolene, John and Family,
We were saddened to hear of your father’s passing. Our deepest sympathy is with you as you face this difficult time.
Message from Aileen Montgomery
June 25, 2020 5:00 PM

It was my privilege to become a neighbor of Bill and Joan's in Greenville eight years ago. He was such a devoted husband, father, grandfather and was also so special to all who were fortunate enough to meet and know him. He was a prince among men. We had identical automobiles (I saw his and fell in love with the white Sorento) - my only regret is that we never had a chance to have the road race we talked about. Rest easy, Bill -- you will be missed and cherished in so many hearts forever.
Message from Ellen Joyce
June 25, 2020 4:20 PM

What a good man and great friend! Bill was so proud of his family. He enjoyed telling stories of their adventures and achievements. His loving Joan made him complete. He will be missed by so many of us.
Message from John and Jayne Bongard
June 25, 2020 3:30 PM

Joan, you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Bill loved his family so much and it was so evident when he looked at his youngest Grandchildren. He never let anything get in the way of a wrestling match! Bill was a great man and he leaves a great legacy for his family of the love he gave to them!!!
Message from Barbara and Gary Crowl
June 24, 2020 12:10 PM

So Captain Bill not only left great memories for his friends and family, but to our Grandchildren as well while pursuing pirates on the bay. They yelled for Captain Bill to "press the button" on his boat to torpedo the pirate ship we were approaching before it got away.

For us, our favorite memory were the boat trips shared by Joan and Bill on the bay to restaurants for lunch.
Expression of Sympathy

A TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent on June 23, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to the Wanatosky family for your loss. We have many fond memories throughout the years. Bill was a great friend and will be missed. Hugh Bell, Doug Bell and family, Jeff Bell and family

Message from Rosalva Rosas
June 23, 2020 2:29 PM

My deepest sympathy especially to Joan, Jolene and "Billy". And of course to his extended family as well---particularly John, Joseph, David, Yulia, Alexandra and Andrew. I have known Bill and Joan for at least48 years and during all this time I felt like they were family to me. And family is all important to me and of course to Bill and Joan. A donation will be made to St Ignatius Catholic Church in Bill's name.
Message from Michele Chabak Davis
June 23, 2020 11:46 AM

My deepest sympathy to you joann and billy and jolene and grandkids so glad we got to see you guys last summer thoughts love and prayers my dear cousin rest in peace 🙏🏽
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A candle was lit by Michele Chabak Davis family on June 23, 2020 11:42 AM
Message from Tony Buige
June 22, 2020 8:46 PM

To Joan and the rest of Bill's family I want to offer my deepest sympathy in this time of grief. You and Bill were great neighbors in Olney and I will always cherish those memories.
Message from Dolores Baldwin (part of the Mazanowski family
June 22, 2020 8:32 PM

My name is Dolores Baldwin and I am part of the Mazanowski family. Our grandmother was Bill's father's sister. I remember Bill from the family reunions we had in New Castle years ago and the wonderful memories of those days. My deepest sympathy to Bill's family and friends. God Bless.
Message from Samuel Sanders Visner
June 22, 2020 6:39 PM

Please accept my condolences on the passing of Bill Wanatosky. Sam Visner (colleague of Jolene) May his memory be a blessing.
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A candle was lit by Gussie Houser on June 22, 2020 2:08 PM
Message from Al Lubiejewski
June 22, 2020 12:25 PM

My grandmother was Anna Wanatosky Mazanowski, which would have been Bill's aunt. I used to visit with Bill and his family in Olney Maryland when I was attending the Catholic University Law School in Washington, DC. On behalf of the entire Mazanowski family, I offer our deepest sympathies.
Al Lubiejewski
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A candle was lit by Eric Barker on June 22, 2020 12:11 PM
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A candle was lit by Kevin Wafula on June 22, 2020 11:40 AM
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A candle was lit by Musumani Woods on June 22, 2020 11:12 AM
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A candle was lit by Nancy Hill on June 22, 2020 10:35 AM
Jolene and family:

My deepest sympathies are with you now and in the future days as you go through the loss of your beloved father. May you find peace and strength from each other and your memories of him.

Nancy