William L. McNamara, age 69, lifelong resident of Milford and beloved husband of Sharon McNamara, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Born on November 17, 1944 in Milford, he was the son of the late Arnold B. Sr. and Lillian Worroll McNamara.

Bill retired after 31 years of service for UPS, was a co-founder of the Irish Heritage Society of Milford and past President of the West Haven Irish American Club.

In addition to his wife and best friend Sharon, Bill is survived by his daughter Kiersten McNamara Tovar (Christian), his brothers Butch McNamara (Joan), Edwin C. McNamara (Mary), his sisters Patricia E. Deichmann, Lorraine C. Cuthbertson, 5 grandchildren and his beloved dog Max.

He was predeceased by his children William Lee II and Matthew Tristan McNamara.

Friends and family may call on Saturday, January 25th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Cody-White Funeral Home, 107 Broad St., Milford, CT 06460.  A Prayer Service will follow, beginning at 7:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Milford Animal Shelter 664 East Broadway Milford, CT 06460 or to the Irish Heritage Society of Milford, 58 River St #11 Milford, CT 06460.

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