William T. Vesey

Date of Passing:

January 4, 2018

Vesey, William T., 52, of Jesse Davis Lane, Barrington, died peacefully on January 4, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Mary Frances (Perroni) Vesey and proud father of Alicia, Ben and Amanda Vesey.

Born in Woodbury Heights, NJ, a son of the late Peter and Mary (Quick) Vesey, he lived in Barrington 48 years.

Mr. Vesey was a Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Millard Wire Co., Warwick for over 20 years. He was able to continue working for Millard after his diagnosis of ALS with compassion and support from the LaCroix Family, his coworkers and his longtime friend, George Hess.

William was an avid golfer, skier and devoted Dallas Cowboys football fan. He also loved to volunteer at his children’s swim meets.

Mr. Vesey was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island Class of 1988.

Besides his wife and children, he is survived by four brothers, Michael Vesey of CA, Robert and Peter Vesey, both of RI and Brian Vesey of MA.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday January 13, 2018 at Rhode Island Country Club, Nayatt Road, Barrington from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Calling hours will be private. Burial will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in William’s memory to Compassionate Care ALS, P.O. Box 1052, West Falmouth, MA 02764 or the ALS Association of RI, 2374 Post Road, Suite 103, Warwick, RI, 02886-2270 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. I am just now reading this. So very sad. Bill was a great guy. My thoughts go out to his entire family…….

  2. So very sorry to read this. Bill was always such a kind person. My thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family including George Hess.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear of Bill’s passing.

    Mary Fran – sending you and the kids my prayers and thoughts during this difficult time.

  4. So sad to get this news and read this. He was always so friendly and nice, with a great sense of humor. My thoughts go out to his wife and children, and other family and friends.

  5. My sincerest condolences to the whole Vesey Family. Bill was a great man I have known since elementary school. He was a great man and will be missed

  6. I haven’t seen Bill in many years but I remember his friendly and humorous spirit. Definitely one of the good ones!!! Very sad.

  7. So sad to hear the news about Bill. What a great and friendly guy. My heart goes out to Mary, Alicia, Ben and Amanda.

  8. So sorry to read about this. Enjoyed talking with Bill during the summers at Kendbrin. He was a very proud father.

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