William J. Hess

Born: Wed., Dec. 9, 1931
Died: Sat., Jul. 1, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial

12:10 PM Wed., Jul. 05, 2017
Location: St. Daniel's Church

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William Joseph Hess, age 85, of Syracuse, NY, passed away on Saturday morning, July 1, 2017.  Bill was born on December 9, 1931, son of the late William A. Hess and Laura (Gwynn) Hess.  
Bill served his Country in the Navy for four years and trained as an electrician.  He worked for New York Telephone for 36 years and went on to start his own company, Ex-Com, providing electrical and communication services for residents and business.  He was a member of the NY Telephone Pioneers and Duck"s Unlimited. He was predeceased by his sister Elena Ballard. He enjoyed spending time in the Adirondack Mountains.  He loved to hunt, fish, read and spend time with his family.  He had a quick wit and ready smile for everyone.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Rosemarie (Ospelt) Hess; along with four children; Kathleen and Larry Czajkowski of Syracuse, New York, Cynthia and Charles Campanella of Moravia, New York, William Hess and Wendy Bodnar of Sackets Harbor, New York, and Paul and Sheila Hess of East Bethany, New York; and 8 grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 12:10pm at St. Daniels 3008 Court St, Syracuse. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Daniels, Father Lyons Hall.

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Gloria Liehs
   Posted Sat July 01, 2017
Dear Rosemarie and family,

I am so sorry to hear about Billy. I will always remeber his smile. He was a wonderful Godfather. My sympathy goes out to you and youf family.


Maria Wilbur and Stephanie Fortino
   Posted Sun July 02, 2017
Dear Mrs Hess and Family,

Prayers to you and your family. I will always remember Mr. Hess' smile. He was a good man. You now have a special angel watching over you.

Mary and Stephanie

Debbie Gwynn
   Posted Sun July 02, 2017
Rosemary and family I am so sorry to hear about Bill. He was a good man with a generous heart. My sincere condolences I'm not sure if I can make the service on Wednesday but I will try. May he rest in peace.

Debbie Garvey
   Posted Sun July 02, 2017
Very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. May he R.I.P

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