William R. Fry

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William R. Fry

William Robert Fry, of Branchburg, born March 16th, 1951 passed away on November 12th after battling brain cancer. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and an all-around great guy. Bill is survived by his wife and high school sweetheart Colleen (Kelly) and three sons Christian (Tammy), Bryan (Keri) and Matthew (Britten) and six grandchildren: Natalie, Riley, Kamryn, Madelyn, Matthew and Brendan. Born in Jersey City, Bill attended Hudson Catholic High School and St. Peter’s College, and was proud of his Eagle Scout achievement. He was predeceased by his parents William and Marge Fry and his in-laws Edward & Edna Kelly who loved him like a son. Bill spent his career at various hospitals in Finance Administration, retiring from Parker Home where he enjoyed spending time with the patients, telling stories and playing bocce ball. Bill was a Eucharist minister, bringing communion to hospital patients and the homebound. In addition, he volunteered with Meals on Wheels, Special Olympics, Make a Wish and various other organizations, Bill exemplified ‘Paying it Forward’. Bill could often be found on the softball field or golf course, spending time with his sons and friends while enjoying a few beers. A long suffering Mets fan, Bill had a tradition of attending opening day where the pre-game tailgate party was often better than the ball game. Bill and Colleen enjoyed flea markets where they also met many people. Anywhere Bill went, he could make a friend. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to the Northwell Health Foundation (support.northwell.edu/braintumor) or Atlantic Health Hospice. To give via check, please make a check payable to “Northwell Health Foundation” and write “Brain Tumor Biotech Center” in the memo. You may include a note that the gift is in honor of William Fry. Once the gift is received, we will ensure it gets deposited into our brain tumor fund. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at Lenox Hill Hospital; their brilliance in clinical trials added months to Bill’s life. Thanks also goes to the nurses and aids with Atlantic Hospice who gave Bill outstanding treatment for the last few months. A viewing will be held on Monday, November 16, 2020 from 9am-10am. A prayer service will begin at the funeral home at 10:15am followed by an 11am mass at Our Lady of Lourdes in Whitehouse Station, NJ. As COVID will limit attendance at the services, the family will plan a celebration of life at a later time. Sharing your memories of Bill will be a comfort to the family. The world has lost a great guy – may he rest in peace.
March 16, 1951 - November 12, 202003/16/195111/12/2020
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Krizenawski Family

November 20, 2020

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Sending love to Colleen and family. The kindness, friendship and selfless help that Bill and Colleen gave to my parents will never be forgotten.
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With sympathy, Kish and Nancy Vaidya & Family

November 15, 2020

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With heartfelt condolences to the Fry family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Diane & Anthony Albanese

November 15, 2020

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May care & love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. Our sincerest condolences.
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Ndidi Obi

November 15, 2020

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Sending your family warmth, strength, and love .
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The Ashley Family

November 15, 2020

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Bill is someone who we will never forget. Our thoughts and prayers are with Coleen, Christian, Brian, Matt and their families.
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Love Dan and Wanda

November 14, 2020

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Forever in our hearts Brother
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The Markey's

November 13, 2020

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Our deepest sympathies. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Love Patrick and Eileen Markey
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The Ochs Family

November 13, 2020

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In Memory of William Fry. Rest In Peace
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With Sympathy- Krystal and Dermott

November 13, 2020

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To: The Fry Family - Our deepest condolences. Today and always, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength. Praying for you all.

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