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William M. Rothermel

January 26, 1931 ~ February 13, 2019 (age 88)
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William (Mickey) M. Rothermel, 88, of Union Beach, passed away on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at Care One of Holmdel. He was born in Jersey City, and worked as a Supervisor at Western Electric (AT&T) in Kearney.  William retired in 1986.

William was predeceased by his parents William J. and Mary (Leary) Rothermel; his first wife Lorraine (Engel) Rothermel; his sister Mary Wetzel; and two step-children George and James Pezet. He is survived by his loving wife Jo Anne (Pezet) Rothermel and his loving children Gary Rothermel and his wife Heidi of Crystal Lake, Illinois, Brian Rothermel of Keansburg, and Gail Strydio and her husband Jim of Middletown. William also leaves behind his loving grandchildren Kaitlyn and Kelsey Strydio, Jeffrey and Douglas Rothermel and his great granddaughter Emily. He also leaves behind JoAnne's loving grandchildren George, Jennifer, Jimmy and Julia Pezet and Liane Vandevander; and loving great grandchildren Lucy and Buddie Pezet, and Layton and Lucas Vandevander.

William proudly served his Country in the United States Army during peacetime.  He enjoyed playing softball in several Senior Softball Leagues. Bill was a caring, kind hearted, selfless individual who was loved by many. 

A visitation will be held for William on Monday, February 18, 2019, from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, New Jersey 07735 and on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 10:30 AM at the funeral home with a funeral service at 11 AM at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Holmdel Mausoleum of Holmdel. In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made in his honor to Alzheimer's & Dementia Research | Alzheimer's Association To offer the family of William your condolences or for directions please visit our website at .

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Alzheimer's Association
400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834-1365,

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