Driscoll, William D. Sr.

William D. Driscoll Sr., 72, of Farmington, beloved husband of Madelyn P. “Blondie” (Haskell) Driscoll, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 8th. Born September 1st, 1942 in Hartford, son of the late Walter J. and Helen E. (Kozlak) Driscoll, he was a lifelong Unionville resident. Prior to retiring in 2004, Bill was a truck driver and yard foreman at Sanford and Hawley for 37 years. He was a veteran member of the Tunxis Hose Co. #1 in Unionville and was a member of the original Muster Team. He was a longtime communicant at the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea in Unionville. He was a United States Army veteran. Besides his wife, Bill is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, William D. and Lori A. Driscoll Jr. of Unionville, his grandchildren, William D. Driscoll III, Sarah L. Driscoll and Jason R. Driscoll all of Unionville, his two sisters, Elizabeth Alward and her husband Harold of Washington and Mary-Ellen Macy and her husband Thomas of Sheffield, MA, his brother, John J. Driscoll and his wife Carolyn of Burlington, his special niece and nephews, Gina Driscoll of Burlington, John M. Driscoll of Burlington, Thomas J. Driscoll and his wife Erin of Burlington and Michael Macy and his wife Dorothy and several grand nieces and nephews. Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Monday (Oct. 13) from 6:00-8:00pm. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be Tuesday (Oct. 14) at 9:00am followed by the Funeral Liturgy in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville at 10:00am. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Avon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Driscoll, William.

Calling Hours

Monday, October 13, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm

Funeral Service

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10:00am in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea in Unionville


St. Mary Cemetery in Avon

Memorial Contribution

Tunxis Hose Co. #1, for the Burn Tower Fund, P.O. Box 215, Unionville, CT 06085

6 Responses to 'Driscoll, William D. Sr.'

  1. Daniel Rose says:

    Madelyn, Billy and family,
    I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Driscoll’s passing. I wont be able to make either of the services but wanted to send a note to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Jim Filosa says:

    Bill,and family Im sorry to hear about your father.I know we talked about him at work on occassion.From that and what im reading about him I know he was an honorable man.My heart goes out to all of you. Jim Filosa

  3. George & Susan Hitchcock says:

    Blondie, Bill Jr. & to the Driscoll family you have our deepest sympathy. Bill was a great husband, father & friend and will be missed by many. We had several great times in the musters & parades. Bill & I took 3rd. place in the pole clime at one of the musters. (the trophy was 3 in. tall)we use to get a big laugh at it every time we saw it. Again our deepest sympathy & God Bless.

  4. Christi Dobransky Ryba says:

    To Aunt Blondie and the entire Driscoll family:
    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. While I only knew Uncle Bill from family gatherings, Erin never had anything but the nicest things to say about him. Please know my sympathies and prayers are with all of you. If anyone needs anything, please do not hestitate to ask.
    Lots of Love, Christi

  5. George & Susan Hitchcock says:

    Blondie , Bill Jr. & the rest of the family, I was really sorry to hear about Bill Sr. he was a real good husband, father & friend & will be missed by many. Susan & I send our deepest sympathy to you & the rest of the family.

  6. David & Karen St. Pierre says:

    Blondie, Bill, Lori & family, Our deepest sympathy at the passing of Bill Sr. Thou the miles that separate us are many, please know that our thoughts & prayers are with you as if we were there. God Bless You all.

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