William P. Pasquale
William P. Pasquale was born August 22,1921 the son of the late Joseph and Mary Bucco Pasquale. He had eight brothers and sisters, Jerry, Mary, Frank, Rocco, Angelina, Anthony, Jane and Joseph. In Rye his family lived at 34 Elizabeth St. and were members of the Church of the Resurrection. William was educated in Rye public schools and was a graduate of Rye High School.
William enlisted in 1945 and served with the 63rd Infantry Division in the U.S. Army during World War II.
The 63rd Infantry Division ("Blood and Fire" was an infantry division of the United States Army that fought in Europe during World War II
From mid-February 1945 until the end of the war, William's 63rd Infantry Division made a path of Blood and Fire from Sarreguemines through the Siegfried Line to Worms, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Gunzburg and ending in Landsberg Germany at the end of April 1945 when the division was pulled from the line for a much needed rest.
After the war William was a maintenance man at the Rye Post Office starting in 1954.
He was a parishioner of the Church of the Resurrection and a member of the Custodian and Maintenance Union, Rye local. U.S. Post Office. He also was a member of the Port Chester Businessmen's bowling league, Armonk.
William Peter Pasquale, 51, of 10 Goldwyn St., who died Saturday September 3, 1972 at United Hospital, where he had been a patient for three weeks.
At the time of his death, he was survived by three sisters Mary Pasquale, Mrs Rocco Bochicchio, both of Rye, and Mr Anthony Morano of Port Chester; ,and four brothers, Frank J., Rocco J, Anthony V. and Joseph W. J Pasquale all of Rye; and eight nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by Jerry Pasquale, another brother.
A Mass of the Resurrection was held at the Church of the Resurrection, internment was in St. Mary's Cemetery.