William H. Bailey

April 19, 1937 ~ June 1, 2019 (age 82)


William H. Bailey, 82, of Dolgeville, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Mohawk Valley Health System, St. Luke’s Campus surrounded by his loving family.

Bill was born on April 19, 1937 in Dolgeville, New York and was the son of the late Bernard and Marion (Euron) Bailey. He attended Dolgeville schools and graduated from Dolgeville High School with the class of 1957. Bill enlisted in the US Army Reserves where he honorably served for 7 years.

On August 30, 1957, Bill was united in marriage to Jo Ann M. Saracino in St. Joseph’s Church in Dolgeville. They shared a blessed union for just short of 52 years upon Jo Ann’s passing on July 8, 2009.

Bill was employed with the Adirondack Bat Company for 54 years. He enjoyed going out to eat, hunting, bowling and playing cards.

He is survived by his beloved children, Lori Bailey Cummings and her husband, Edward of Dolgeville, Julie Snell and her husband, Bill of Dolgeville, Christine Carpenter and her husband, Robert of Little Falls, Wendy Vebber and her husband, Raymond of North Carolina, and William Bailey and his wife, Alisa of Dolgeville; one sister, Joan Mowers of Dolgeville; one brother, Leonard Bailey of Oppenheim and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. 

Bill was predeceased by his parents, Bernard and Marion Bailey; one brother, Bernard Bailey and one sister, Marion Stowell.

A graveside memorial service will be held privately at the convenience of his family in Rural Park Cemetery, Inghams Mills, New York. Bill’s funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Miller-Plonka Funeral Home, Inc. 30 Wolf St. Dolgeville, NY 13329.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to his family in care of Lori Bailey, 6 E. Timmerman St. Dolgeville, NY 13329.

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