Obituary of William P. Leary
William “Bill” Leary died peacefully on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, following a brief illness. He was 62.
Bill was born in Rosedale, NY, to Denis and Catherine Leary (Brede). The Leary’s moved to Wappingers Falls in the late 1960s, where Bill spent most of his life. Bill graduated from Roy C. Ketcham High School in 1977 and attended Boston College on a football scholarship. Bill was an avid hunter and enjoyed spending time in the outdoors with friends.
Bill is survived by his mother, Catherine, his brothers James (Pauline) and Richard (Sharon), and his nephews Denis, Michael, James and Thomas. He is predeceased by his father, Denis, and his brother, Denis; both formerly of Wappingers Falls.
Friends are invited by his family to a Celebration of His Life on Saturday, August 28, 2021, from 2 pm to 6 pm at Arlington American Legion Post 1302, 55 Overlook Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.
The family wishes to acknowledge and express sincere gratitude to the medical team and staff of MidHudson Regional Hospital for their outstanding care of Bill, especially those in the ICU Stroke Unit.
Arrangements are under the direction of Straub, Catalano & Halvey Funeral Home, 55 East Main Street in Wappingers Falls. To send the family a personal condolence, please visit our website at www.StraubCatalanoHalvey.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William Leary, please visit Tribute Store