McCracken Funeral Home

1500 Morris Ave, Union, NJ


William H. Ostermeyer

March 20, 1932November 28, 2019

William H. Ostermeyer, age 87, of Union, New Jersey passed away on Thursday November 28, 2019 at the Brighton Gardens Assisted Living, Mountainside, NJ.

Born on March 20, 1932 in Elizabeth, NJ to the late Oskar and Marie Ostermeyer.

William served his country proudly in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict.

He enjoyed golf especially playing at the Galloping Hill Golf Course. William loved spending time on the computer but most important to him was spending time with his family. He will truly be missed by all who knew and loved him.

William is survived by his daughter and son in law Deborah and her husband Howard Markel, son and daughter in law William M. and Jennifer Ostermeyer, 6 grandchildren William J. Ostermeyer, Lena Ostermeyer, Marta Ostermeyer, Bernadette Ostermeyer, Jessica Hawley, Graham Markel, as well as 4 great grandchildren Colin Hawley, Brynn Hawley, Sean Hawley and Dylan Markel

Services are private under the direction of McCracken Funeral Home, Union, NJ.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.McCrackenFuneralHome.com for the Ostermeyer family.


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William H. Ostermeyer

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joe knolmajer

December 2, 2019

Bill Sr. always had the cleanest car on the block.
Bill was always in the driveway working on his cars.
He was a great neighbor and a true friend.
Rest in Peace.

Woodrow Page

November 30, 2019

Remembering good times with Bill always sharing a smile and jokes down at the Jersey Shore. RIP Bill...