William F. Grimes Jr.

William “Bill” Grimes Jr., 68, of South Salem, NY, husband of Jane (Cuty) Grimes, died on April 1, 2010 in Las Vegas, NV after being stricken ill while attending a business convention.

Bill was born in Brooklyn, NY, January 11, 1942, a son of the late William F. Sr. and Madeline (Pilger) Grimes. He attended Brooklyn and Long Island schools and attained his Bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University and Master’s degree from Iona College.

A salesman of the high temperature wire industry since 1962 until his retirement, he was associated with Tensolite Wire Company and Thermax Wire Company.

A Westchester County resident for the past thirty-nine years, he resided in South Salem since 1982.

Bill was an avid skier.

In addition to his wife of forty years, he is survived by a daughter, Keri Lanzarotta and her husband, Jimmy of Brightwaters, NY; a son, William “Billy” Grimes III and his wife Amanda of Steamboat Springs, CO; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by two sisters and a brother.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, April 17th, 2010 in St. Mary’s Church, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT at 10:15am.

Burial will take place in Vermont at the direction of the family.

The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield, CT on Friday, April 16th from 4PM to 8PM.

Contributions to the Arthritis Foundation-Long Island Chapter, 501 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747. info.LI@arthritis.org. would be appreciated.

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