William “Bill” McDermott, age 72, of Port Saint Lucie Florida and formerly of Milford, CT, beloved husband of Margaret (Pat) McDermott entered into eternal rest on Wednesday July 16th with his wife by his side.

Born on June 19, 1942 in Stratford, CT, he was the son of the late Patrick Sr. and Mary McDermott.

During his life, William was stationed in Germany serving out great nation in the Army.  He later raised his family in Milford and then Orange, CT.

William was one of the few founding fathers of Local 42 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union.  He worked as a lineman for Local 42 and South Norwalk Electric.  He was a member of the Elks and the American Legion.

William is survived by his son Robert (Donna) Kwalek of Milford, his son Brian (Tracie) McDermott of Orange, grandchildren; Brittany Palladino, Tyler Kwalek, McKenzie and Bailey McDermott and great-granddaughter,  Ava Grace Palladino. William also leaves behind his sisters; Maureen (Howard) Ryan of Southbury, Veronica (Richard) Palazzo of Milford and sister in law; Maryanne McDermott of Milford.

William is predeceased by his siblings, Patrick Jr., Albert and Kitty McDermott.

Friends and Family may call on Friday, July 25th from 4:00PM-8:00PM in THE GREGORY F DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday morning at 10:00AM DIRECTLY in St Ann Church, Milford.  Interment with full military honors will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery, Milford.

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