William D. DeFreese


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William D. DeFreese of Warwick passed away on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Orange Regional Medical Center. He was 61 years old.

Born on Nov. 23, 1956, in Paterson, he was the son of Peter D. DeFreese and Frieda Mann.

He was married to Alberta (Hague) DeFreese.

William was a truck mechanic with Ward in Walden.

He loved to gamble, play bingo, hunting and playing the guitar.

He is survived by his wife, Alberta DeFreese of Warwick; a stepdaughter, Christina Real of York, Pa.; his brothers: Edward DeFreese of Warwick, Charles DeFreese of Warwick, Marvin DeFreese of Warwick, Daniel DeFreese of Warwick, Robert DeFreese of Westtown and Michael DeFreese of Charlotte, N.C.; his sisters: Venus Miller of Warwick, Marie Payne of Warwick and Melissa Pitt of Clearwater, Fla.; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his sisters Vivian DeFreese, Patricia Santiago and Dawn Schell, and a step-son, Rory Mann.

A funeral service was held Jan. 2 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home in Warwick.

Memorial donations may be sent to National Kidney Foundation, 30 E. 33rd Street, #3, New York, NY 10016.

For further information or to send an online condolence, see www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.



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