William J. Gorman

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Born: May 24, 1926

Died: May 28, 2013


Visitation: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home Thursday, May 30,2013 2-4 & 7-9PM

William Gorman, 87, of Oakwood, a baseball fan and avid golfer, died Tuesday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

Born in New Dorp, Mr. Gorman moved to Marshalls Creek, Pa., in 1985 and lived there for 15 years. In 2000, he returned to Staten Island and settled in Oakwood.

Mr. Gorman graduated from New Dorp High School where he captained the baseball and basketball teams. He also played for the All-City baseball and basketball teams as a teenager.

He was a member of the Mount Manor Golf Club, Marshalls Creek, as well as the Staten Island Baseball Old Timer's Club.

From 1944 to 1946, Mr. Gorman served in the U.S. Navy. He was a store keeper on the Northampton-class heavy cruiser, the USS Chicago.

Surviving are his wife, the former Jean Schweiger; one son, William Gorman; four daughters, Donna Loveridge, Karen Wilchek, Nancy Nix and Marna Gorman; 10 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements, including cremation, are being handled by the Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville.

Cemetery: Cremation Will Be Private (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Posted at: 5/29/2013 10:50:02 PM By:

Virginia Tseperis

Email Address: [email protected]

My deepest condolences to The Gorman Family at this sad time. Over the years, I have heard many wonderful stories about Mr. Gorman, his great sense of humor, dedication to family and integrity from his daughter, Marna. I know he will be greatly missed. I am truly sorry for your loss.
Virginia Tseperis, New York