William R. Broadbent

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“Bill was our landlord for nearly 5 yrs. Him and Lorraine were the absolute sweetest people, and best landlords one could ask for. Im so sad learning...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Marcy Bibbo - Monson, MA

“Sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He will definitely be missed by many. ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Mark - Piechota

“I've only known Bill a few years from working with him at the bus company and was saddened to hear of his passing as he was one of the nicest people...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Donald Mallalieu - Lincoln, ME

“Sorry to hear of Bill's passing He was a very active member of USSVI Baystate West Base. His committment to the base was always 100% He will be...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Nick Ottomaniello - Apache Jct., AZ

“My deepest sympathy to my Aunt Lorraine & cousins. Many good memories of my Uncle Bill that I will treasure always.Sincerely,Donna Lee MacIntire...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Donna MacIntire Yeomans - FL

“To the Broadbent Family, On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on William...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Nick Nichols - SC

“Remembering all the good times AND trouble we got into growing up. You were a great friend.So glad the two Lorraine's got to be as close as we were....Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI), I offer our sincere condolences on William's passing. You and your loved ones are in our...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Bill Dixon - Cary, NC

“Bill,i can still remember us working on our hot rods after school it was good seeing you when you were driving part time in Chicopee . Until we meet...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“I will never forget Bill mentoring me as a union officer and the hours we spent in his camper at station 2 typing the articles for our labor...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Ken and Lorrie Willette - Ware, MA

“To the entire Broadbent family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Truly heartbreaking. I have nothing but respect for this great man. He will surely...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Ed Kelliher - Ware, MA

“Thank you for your service, and may you R.I.P. ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

William was born on January 24, 1934 and passed away on Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

William was a resident of Massachusetts at the time of passing.

He was a proud Navy Veteran of the Korean War.

William was married to Lorraine.

Visitation will be Monday April 17th from 4:00 7:00pm at Wilbraham Funeral Home 2551 Boston Rd. Wilbraham. A Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday at 12:00 Noon at Wilbraham Funeral Home followed by Burial with Military Honors at 2:00pm at MA Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1390 Main St. Agawam.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Wilbraham Seniors Building Fund PO Box 705 Wilbraham MA 01095 or Wilbraham Veterans Services 45B Post Office Park Wilbraham MA 01095.