HALFMOON William A. Soucy Sr., 72, of Briggs Lane, died suddenly Friday October 11, 2019 at his residence. Death was attributed to natural causes. Born in Watervliet he was the son of the late Henry and Barbara Sparhawk Soucy. He was educated at the former Briggs School in Waterford, St. Mary’s School and Waterford Halfmoon High School.
Bill was employed for 25 years at Freihofer Baking Co. and retired in 2005. Earlier he had worked at Tilley Ladder Co. and Advanced Cooler. He was a member of Local 13 of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers Union. He was an animal lover and in his free time he enjoyed puttering around the house, working in his garden and doing arts and crafts.
He is the devoted husband of Rebecca L. Soucy and loving father of William A. Soucy Jr. (Barbara) of Rensselaer, Brian A. Soucy (Danielle Covington) of Colonie, William H. Soucy and Robert W. Groff Jr. of Waterford. He is the brother of Barbara Duchowny of Troy and the late Henry W. Soucy and proud grandfather of 8 grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at noon at Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte.32), Waterford. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Waterford.
Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 am – noon, prior to the funeral service.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the American Lung Association, 418 Broadway, Albany, NY 12207.