William J. Hetzer, Jr., 72 of Monaca, passed from his life to his eternal reward.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Kathy, of who he shared his life with for 51 years.
Also surviving are his loving sons, Will (Chris) and Damian, and his most special grandsons, Jacob and Joshua, of whom he called the light of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bill Sr. and Alice, and sister, Amy Gorr, his in-laws, Paul and Gladys Rosa, and brother-in-law, Leo Rosa, and his best friend, Keith McElhaney.
Also surviving are his two brothers, Butch (Suann) and Matt, brother-in-law Paul (Carol) Rosa, and sisters-in-law, Mary Drew and Bonnie Rosa. He also leaves behind many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins of whom he loved so dearly.
Bill had a special love for golfing and enjoyed fishing trips to Canada with his sons, grandsons, and nephews. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He worked as a foreman for J&L Steel for 37 years.
His last few years were spent struggling with Parkinson’s Disease and although he lost the battle, he ultimately won the war because he offered all of his pain up to Jesus and never complained at all.
As of his request, there will be no viewing. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Crescent Township on Saturday, January 25 th with full military honors performed by the Beaver County Special Unit.
To the whole world, Bill, you were just one person, but to this one person, you were the whole world. I’ll love you forever. Kat
Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca, PA.
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