William Joseph Caulfield

April 2, 2021

William Joseph Caulfield

William Joseph Caulfield – of Westford, formerly of Woburn, April 2nd, at the age of fifty-three. Dear husband of Erika Ann (Hupperich) Caulfield. Cherished brother of Deborah Whitehead, her husband William, Joanne Longval, her husband Paul, all of FL, Susan McAllister, her husband David of North Reading, Eileen Caulfield of Woburn and the late John J. Caulfield Jr. Adored uncle of Michael and Daniel Cummings, Robert and Matthew Ramos, Allison Murillo, her husband George and John Caulfield, his wife Val. Also survived by many loving great-nieces and great-nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to briefly pay their respects from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 11th, in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn.  All attending are asked to enter through the front door of the Funeral Home and exit through the back door. Masks MUST be worn at all times, along with strict adherence to social distancing. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the Boston Children Hospital 401 Park Dr., Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215 or to the MSPCA 350 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

William Joseph Caulfield – of Westford, formerly of Woburn, died April 3rd, at the age of fifty-three. He was the beloved husband of 16 years to Erika Ann (Hupperich) Caulfield.

Born and raised in Woburn, Bill was the beloved son of the late John and Gertrude (Simpson) Caulfield. He was a graduate of Woburn High School.

After graduation, William followed in his father and grandfather’s footsteps and became a third generation PipeFitter for Local 537. He served as JFW’s Mechanical divisions general superintendent. He held a Master pipefitters license  and an oil burner technician certificate for the Commonwealth of Mass.  He was instrumental in establishing JFW mechanical divisions pipe fabrication shop in Billerica.  He is also credited with attracting many good pipefitters to joining the JFW team. Bill was a proud pipefitter and mentored his nephews in the trade as well.

He had a great sense of humor and was very quick witted!  Anyone who knew him loved his one liners! 

Bill was a lover of music and a talented singer, song writer and guitarist who was in multiple bands over the years. He also enjoyed being outdoors, especially camping, hiking and kayaking with his friends and family.   

Along with his wife Erika, Bill is survived and will be deeply missed by his siblings, Deborah Whitehead, her husband William, Joanne Longval, her husband Paul, all of FL, Susan McAllister, her husband David of North Reading, Eileen Caulfield of Woburn and the late John J. Caulfield Jr. Adored uncle of Michael and Daniel Cummings, Robert and Matthew Ramos, Allison Murillo, her husband George and John Caulfield III, his wife Val. Also survived by many loving great-nieces and great-nephews, and his beloved dog Maxx and cat, Duke.

Relatives and friends are invited to briefly pay their respects from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 11th, in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn.  All attending are asked to enter through the front door of the Funeral Home and exit through the back door. Masks MUST be worn at all times, along with strict adherence to social distancing. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the Boston Children Hospital 401 Park Dr., Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215 or to the MSPCA 350 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

 

Relatives and friends are invited to briefly pay their respects from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 11th, in the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main St., Woburn.  All attending are asked to enter through the front door of the Funeral Home and exit through the back door. Masks MUST be worn at all times, along with strict adherence to social distancing. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the Boston Children Hospital 401 Park Dr., Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215 or to the MSPCA 350 S Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

 

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  1. I am so sorry

    My dearest sympathy to the Caufield family .
    Bill you are one of the best people i have ever had the pleasure to have meet . And worked with. Rest in peace Bill , I will catch up with you on the other side

  2. Erica, and The Caulfield Family,

    My deepest sympathys to you all. Billy will always be in my heart.

  3. charlie needham

    RIP BILLY.THAQNK YOU FOR GIVING ME SOME OF THE BEST TIMES OF MY LIFE SEEING YOU PLAY MUSIC.YOU ARE MOVING ON TO BIGGER AND BETTER THINGS.

  4. Michael Cummings

    Uncle Billy, you opened my mind the awesome and simple things in life. Thank you. RIP

  5. I wanted to express my sorrow to hear of Bill’s passing. I had the honor of working with him for many years at Fred Williams Company and he was one of the most versatile pipefitters that I ever worked with. I would have liked to hear Bill’s musical talents. He will be missed by many.

    Jay Williams

  6. Laura McCcaffrey

    Billy was a wonderful man. I’m so sorry for the loss many are suffering. May God bless you all and watch over your family.

  7. Jack & Karen Foley

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. We are so sorry for your loss.

  8. Barry Caulfield

    Billy. You were always a quiet man. The world and all of us will miss you aleays . RIP. Cousin..

  9. Kathleen Caulfield

    Billy, the world was a better place because of you. You are a kind and gentle soul. I am so sorry that you had to leave us. Rest in peace sweet man. OX

  10. Rena and family, I am so sorry for the sudden loss of Billy. So many good times that we all had, my heart goes out to you all. He will be sorely missed and will always have a special place in my heart! Oh Jack Damage, til I cant manage to find the door! XOXO RIP my old friend.

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