JOBIT: DeBono, William A. Jr. [MC1952 RIP] 2017-Dec-02


William A. DeBono Jr., 87, enjoyed birdwatching from his kitchen window
ByNelsen Funeral Home -December 6, 2017

William A. DeBono Jr., 87, of Williamsburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary; sisters, Mary and Ada; and brother, Vincent.

William joined the U.S. Army and served during the Korean War, earning a Bronze Star decoration for his service. He graduated from Manhattan College with a B.S. in political science and later went to work in the family business of lamp shade manufacturing. He retired as the CEO of DeBono Inc. He enjoyed woodworking and surf casting, and in retirement, enjoyed birdwatching from the kitchen window.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife, Jean Ellen DeBono; son, William Arthur DeBono (Roberta H.); daughters, Gail Scanlan (Robert J.), Lorin Helbling (Timothy), Laurie Summers (William) and Lisa Helbling (Richard); grandchildren, Patrick DeBono, Ryan Scanlan, Katie (Scanlan) Geary, Karen Helbling, Mark Helbling, Giovanna Helbling, Cole Helbling, Olivia Helbling and Lilyanna Summers; and great-grandchild, Ronan Geary.

A Mass will be offered at 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, at Saint Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg. Interment will follow in the Saint Bede Columbarium.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A102, Newport News, VA 23606; or Hospice House & Support Care of Williamsburg, 4455 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

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DeBono, William A. Jr. [MC???? RIP]


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Dear John,

               I do not find anything in my ‘stuff’ for William.

                     May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

DeBono, William A. Jr. [MC???? RIP]

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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle and identified him as Class of 1952.

DeBono, William A. Jr. [MC1952 RIP]

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