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William L. Bergman
September 14, 1929 ~ August 20, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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William L. Bergman, 93 years old of Leominster died on Sunday, August 20,2023 at the Rose Monahan Hospice Home in Worcester.
He was born on September 14, 1929 in Clinton, MA, son of Victor A. Bergman and Anna (Enfors) Bergman.
He married his high school sweetheart Ruth E. (Grevelding) on August 3, 1949. They celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary before she died in 2020.
He leaves his children Mary J. Burton and her husband Howard of Fitchburg; Edward L. Bergman and his spouse Miguel of Fitchburg, and John W. Bergman and his wife Cheryl of Durham, NH; 5 grandchildren Catherine, Howie, Eric, Evan, and Ryan; and 6 great grandchildren Charlie, Anna, Derin, Sadie, Brodie, and Howie III.
He also leaves his sister, Carol A. Carchidi of Leominster. He was predeceased by his brother, Richard A. Bergman.
William was a graduate of Leominster High School class of 1948. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1948 to 1952, and was a veteran of the Korean War.
William was a Master Electrician. He worked for the City of Leominster for 37 years as Superintendent of Fire Alarms and Wire Inspector.
William spent many happy years with Ruth at their summer home on Lake Shirley. They also enjoyed several river cruises throughout the American Midwest.
William will be remembered as a master craftsman who could make or fix almost anything. He enjoyed strumming the guitar and played a mean game of cribbage!
William was the Assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 4 Leominster, and a member of the Leominster Sportsmen’s Association and a member of the International Municipal Signal Association. He was a longtime member of the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Leominster and was honored by the church as a Trustee Emeritus.
The Bergman family would like to thank the staff of the Rose Monahan Hospice House for the kind and compassionate care they provided during William’s stay there.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, August 23 from 4:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M. at Richardson Funeral Home, 106 West St, Leominster. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 24 at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 26 West St, Leominster at 11:00 A.M. with a burial with Military Honors to follow at Evergreen cemetery, 257 Main St, Leominster.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Rose Monahan Hospice House, 10 Judith Road, Worcester, MA 01602 or online at www.vnacare.org