William J. DePatie
March 25, 1937 – June 20, 2018
William J DePatie, 81, Dennis and Englewood, FL, formerly of Worcester, passed away on June 20, 2018. Born and raised in Worcester, he was the son of the late Leon and Kathleen DePatie. He is survived by his sons David DePatie and Carol, Mike DePatie and wife Patty, Robert DePatie and his daughter Elizabeth DePatie and many friends. William was predeceased by his son William DePatie, Jr. He was a loving father and grandfather. William was a graduate of Boys Voc-Tech in Worcester. After high school, he became the chief of Civil Defense in Leicester, which would later become E.M.S. He was proud to be a Worcester Fire Fighter for 28 years. He started DePatie Tower Service, which he owned for 30 years, serving the Massachusetts State Police, many fire departments and emergency services. Billy was an active member of the Retired State Police and Fire Fighters Association and a member of the Florida Sherriff’s Association. A man of many talents, Billy could most often be seen out on the water in his boat. There must have been something broken in Heaven for God to call Billy. A visitation will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Doane, Beal & Ames, 729 Rt 134, S. Dennis. A funeral service will also be held on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:00am at Doane, Beal & Ames in S. Dennis. Interment will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery in S. Dennis.
- Visitation Sunday, June 24, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, June 25, 2018
- Burial Monday, June 25, 2018