WINCHENDON - William E. “Bill” Slemmer Jr, 60, of 131 West Street, died peacefully Thursday afternoon, May 27, 2021 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, with his family at his side.
He was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 18, 1961, son of the late William E. and Patricia (Mesi) Slemmer and graduated from George Washington High School. He had lived in Winchendon for 22 years.
Bill worked in the plastics industry for 41 years and recently retired from Sabic Polymershapes in Tyngsboro as a material specialist. Bill had a physical resemblance to Chuck Norris and appeared in many local cancer benefits as a standup comedian. He was an annual participant in the Gardner Relay for Life. Bill enjoyed working on his home and was an avid fan of the Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox while keeping his allegiance to Philadelphia professional sports teams.
He leaves his wife of 35 years, Kathleen B. (Clendaniel) Slemmer; two children, Ryan W. Slemmer of Winchendon and Shelby N. Slemmer of Fitchburg; three sisters, Debbie Kanicki of Bensalem, PA, Donna Slemmer of Philadelphia, PA and Patrice Bevan of Williamstown, NJ and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister, Deneen Thompson.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 7 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. A calling hour will precede the service from 6 to 7 P.M.
To view the Funeral services for Bill please click on the following link https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1141642.
Memorial donations may be made to Simonds-Sinon Regional Cancer Center, 275 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420.