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William J. Bradley

March 31, 1938 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 83)


William J. “Bill” Bradley, 83, died peacefully on Monday, July 5, 2021, in Nashua, NH. He was the beloved husband of Rosalie T. (Pallone) Bradley with whom he shared 59 years of marriage.

Bill was born in Bronx, New York on March 31, 1938, and was the son of the late Marie (Lynch) and William Bradley.

He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force until he was honorably discharged in August of 1963.

After teaching at his alma mater Manhattan College, Bill was employed as a mechanical engineer for Burns and Roe until his retirement.

In his free time, he was very involved in activities at St. Matthew's RC Church in Dix Hills, NY and volunteered at the Northport (NY) VA Medical Center.  

In addition to his wife, Rosalie, he is survived by his three children, William M. Bradley of New York, Susan Holroyd and her husband David of Brookline, NH and Stacy Brennan and her husband Martin of New City, NY; his five grandchildren, Corinne, Brad and Brian Holroyd and Martin J. and Emily Brennan. He is also survived by his two sisters, Mary McElligott of Virginia and Kathleen Williams and her husband Bill of Virginia.

Relatives and friends are invited to Bill’s visitation on Wednesday, July 7th from 5 until 7 PM at Rochette Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. His Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, July 8th at 10 AM in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 W Hollis Street, Nashua. Interment will take place at 12:30 PM in New Hampshire State Veteran Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Hwy, Boscawen, NH. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or at .


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July 7, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rochette Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 Kinsley Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Funeral Mass
July 8, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Hollis Street, Nashua

July 8, 2021

12:30 PM
New Hampshire State Veteran Cemetery, Boscawen

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