GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

March 7, 2013

William Joseph Worcester Sr., 74


Burleson, Texas — William Joseph Worcester Sr. past away peacefully in his home with family on January 25, 2013 after a extended illness. Son of Frank and Marion Andrutis.

He was born in Hyannis and joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. William was a life long member of the Brotherhood of the Third Wheel. Retired in 2004 and moved to Texas in 2007.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Jean Worcester of Texas; sibling,s Rosalie and Ronnie Di, Leslie and Steven Rudolph of Gloucester, William J. Worcester II. and Jeanette Adams Worcester of Gloucester, Dianne and Terri Worcester Hall of Texas, Janice and William Fisher of Florida, April and Frederick Smith of Rockport, William C. Worcester of Rockport; grandchildren, William Worcester III of Gloucester, Destanee Worcester of Gloucester, Kristal and Victoria Worcester of Texas, Shannon Amero of Gloucester, Brenda Brinkerhoff of Washington. and six great-grandchildren and numerous niece's and nephew's. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one son, Sterling L. Lane.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of the family, services for William are going to be held privately. Memorial donations and condolences may be sent to his wife, Ellen J. Worcester, 1113 Steven Street, Burleson, Texas 76028.