William T. ‘Bill’ Courtney

July 14, 2016

William T. ‘Bill’ Courtney
U.S. Veteran

US Army Reserve

Korean War Veteran

WILLIAM T. COURTNEY – in Woburn, July 14th, at the age of eighty six. Beloved husband of Jean (Simonds) Courtney. Devoted father of Lynne Couture and her late husband Eddie of NH, Susan Bussell and her husband Steve of NH, Billy Courtney and his wife Diane of Woburn, Jaculin Courtney and her fiancée Kenny Palumbo of Billerica, Dennis Courtney and his fiancé Dianne Aurillo of Burlington. Loving brother of Jay Courtney and Mary Byrne both of Woburn and the late Loraine Langill. Dear brother- in-law of Robert Langill, Ann Hogan, George and Helen Simonds, Ronald Simonds and his partner Raoul Ajamil, Anne, Sister Nancy and Jean Simonds all of Woburn, James and Judy Simonds of Burlington and the late Daniel Hogan, Thomas and Robert Simonds and Loretta Courtney. Cherished “Papa” of Billy Lynch, Amanda Foss, Eric Bussell, Billy III, Shawn, Scott and Jay Courtney and Katie Pilon; “Great Papa “ of Eliana, Hannah, Lilah, Nora, William IV, Jacob and Cameron. Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and devoted friends and neighbors.

A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn on Wednesday, July 20th at 12:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to calling hours at Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. prior to the Funeral. Interment is private. Please, at the family’s request in lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in Bill’s memory to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 351 Broadway, Everett, MA 02149, the VNA Hospice Care 100 Trade Center, G-500, Woburn, MA 01801 or to the charity of one’s choice.


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  1. Jim and Joanne Byrne
    Jean and Family,
    Joanne and I would like to offer our condolences to you. We are saddened to hear of Billy’s passing and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

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