William B. Muller

05 Oct 2020 | 03:17

    William B. Muller of Warwick went home to God on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020. He was 94 years old.

    The son of Barthold and Martha Rissmeyer Muller, he was born Jan. 15, 1926, in Brooklyn.

    Bill served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific as a troop transport boat engineer and saw battles in Guam, Saipan, the Philippines and eventually Japan.

    At the end of the war, he returned to Brooklyn to work with his father in the family’s confectionary business.

    He married Helen Holm on Sept. 23, 1950, and they were married 57 years.

    Bill spent 20-plus years in the New York City Fire Department rising to the rank of Lieutenant.

    He was an active member of the Warwick Masonic Lodge and the Orange County VFW.

    Bill’s favorite passion after his family was golf. An avid golfer, Bill was a member of the Warwick Valley Country Club and the Grasshoppers for many years.

    William was the loving husband of Helen, who predeceased him in April 2007; amazing father of Carole J. Muller Bean and William E. Muller. Bill was a wonderful father-in-law to Kevin M. Bean and Michele C. Resta Muller and marvelous grandfather to Kyle W. and Connor D. Bean and William A. and Sarah M. Muller and recently became great-grandfather to Declan G. Bean.

    Visitation was held Oct. 9 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.

    A funeral service was held Oct 10 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 95 Kings Highway, Warwick.

    Interment followed in Orange County Veterans Cemetery, 111 Craigville Road, Goshen.

    Please make memorial donations to High Peaks Hospice, online at https://highpeakshospice.org/donate or Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

    Arrangements were made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home. To send an online condolence, visit www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.