William Richard Linderman of Pearl River died December 3, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. Bill was born at Nyack Hospital on June 9, 1952 to Sylvester “Red” and Jean Linderman. He graduated Pearl River High School in 1970. Bill married his wife Donna on May 8, 1982.
After high school, Bill worked for the Town of Orangetown and at Rockland Psychiatric Center. He was a Laborer for Local 754 and after his retirement from there, he kept busy working at 7-11 in Pearl River. After that, he went on to work for the Rockland County Sewer Department and Highway Department. Bill was a bartender for many years at the Blauvelt Inn and Grand Saloon. He was an active member of the John H. Secor American Legion in Pearl River and the Moose Lodge 399 in Ortley Beach, NJ.
Bill loved to spend time with his family in Seaside Park, NJ where he enjoyed walking the boardwalk, going to the beach, crabbing and having a nightly bowl of Breyer’s ice cream with Brayden. He liked playing shuffleboard, doing word searches and bowling. Bill had his set of routines, one of which included having a Budweiser or two with his friends at the legion.
Bill is survived by his wife Donna, daughters Heather Linderman of Pearl River and Lynn Linderman and her husband Bryan Dikun of Pearl River. He is also survived by his grandson Brayden William who was his pride and joy. He was looking forward to the arrival of his second grandson. In addition, he is survived by his sister Bonnie D’Acosta and husband Eric of Garnerville as well as nieces and cousins. He is predeceased by his parents, Red and Jean Linderman and sister Barbara Stephens.
Visitation will be at Wyman Fisher Funeral Home in Pearl River on Tuesday, December 7th at 3pm-5pm and 7pm-9pm. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 8th at 10 am. Burial to follow at Pearl River Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the John H. Secor American Legion Post 329 in Pearl River.