William George Black

April 15, 1936April 20, 2021

BLACK, WILLIAM G., age 85, passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021. “Will” was the loving father of four and beloved husband of the late Eileen Rosenberg-Black. Born and raised in the West End of Boston he was the son of the late Hyman (Teddy) and Mary Black, and brother of the late, Richard N. Black.

Will was a business owner who worked in the garment industry for 35 years. He had a passion for movies, was a lifelong fan of the Patriots and Celtics and loved Motown. He was known for his quiet sense of humor and unwavering dedication to his family. He will always be remembered for his ability to get any kid up on water skis during summers on Lake Winnesquam, NH.

He is survived by his children Jessica Black (Jon Trombley), Benjamin Black, Ellen Jacobs (Mark), Stephen Black (Karen); grandchildren Leah Jacobs Varo, Jordan and Meaghan Black, and Erroll Trombley; and great-grandchildren Tristan Varo, Greyson and Easton Black, and Scarlett Hunter. His funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Care Research Center where his wife Eileen received treatment for cancer.


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Charlie Miller

April 26, 2021

Sorry for the loss of Bill. I had an awesome time when I spent vacation at the Lake. Always considered Him a great friend. I will miss Him.

Birgit Dietz-Johnson

April 23, 2021

Ken and I sending our condolences. We liked spending time with Will when he visited Mark and Shari. So very sorry for your loss.

Lee Trombley

April 21, 2021

Jess, Ben and all of Will’s family, I am so sorry for your loss. May your father’s memory be a blessing.