Honorable William J. Redmond, 65, of Maple Street, Whitehall, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009 at the Glens Falls Hospital following a two year battle with cancer with his loving family by his side.
Born on November 14, 1943 in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth (Zakrzewski) Redmond.
He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, Class of 1962. He retired as a brakeman for the Delaware & Hudson Railroad. He was currently a Whitehall Town/Village Justice, serving for over twenty years.
Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and vacations to Disney World and to Maine. He also was an avid Red Sox and New England Patriots fan, enjoyed trips to Fenway Park to see the Red Sox play and fishing.
He was a past member of the Whitehall Volunteer Fire Department the Skenesborough Rescue Squad. He is also a member of the Washington County Magistrate’s Association and the New York State Magistrate’s Association.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra (Lobo) Redmond of Whitehall; three sons, William Redmond and his wife, Theresa of Queensbury and their children, Jessica, Christopher and Marissa; Keith Redmond and his wife, Michele of Whitehall and their children, Meghan and Matthew and Marc Redmond and his wife, Renee of Granville and their children, Chandler and Brendan; four sisters, Sandy Angus of Granville, Eileen Breault and her husband Augustus of Whitehall, Jean and Norman Carr of Whitehall, and Linda Redmond of Fort Ann; sister-in-law, Linda Cooper of Rutland, Vermont, brother-in-law, Edward Lobo of Granville and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 14 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, 9 Wheeler Avenue, in Whitehall with Rev. Michael Flannery, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.
Family and friends were invited to call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall, New York on Tuesday, Jan. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, family has suggested that contributions be made in the form of a donation to the Whitehall Central School, Buckley Road, Whitehall, New York 12887 in the care of the Business Office as a form of scholarship in Bill’s name.