William ‘Bill’ F. Muller, 80 of Great Barrington
William “Bill” F. Muller, 80, of Great Barrington died Saturday, July 20, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born March 19, 1939, in Staten Island, New York, the son of William and Emma (Desio) Muller. He was a graduate of the former Searles High School class of 1957, and then went on to receive an associate degree from Pittsfield Business College. Bill proudly served his country with the U.S. Army. Bill worked as a manager for First National, drove for Pete’s Motors and was a bartender at Graham’s on Railroad Street. Bill was an active member of St. Peter’s in Great Barrington, where he assisted with funerals and as a collector and was a janitor at the St. Peter’s Parish Center. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Mount Everett Council #513 and enjoyed horse racing, going to Saratoga for the races and wintering in Fort Lauderdale Florida.
Bill is survived by his wife, Barbara (Dellea) Muller of Great Barrington; son Kevin Fitzpatrick of Monterey; daughter Amy Boardman and husband Eric of Monterey; sister Constance Hamilton of Great Barrington; nephew Alden Hamilton and wife Janet; niece Jeannie O’Connor and husband Dan; and three grandchildren: Katrina Fitzpatrick and Elizabeth and Madison McMeekin. Bill was predeceased by twin sons Daren and Mark Fitzpatrick.
A funeral Mass for William “Bill” Muller will be held Thursday, July 25, at 10 a.m. with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Peter’s Church in Great Barrington, Rev. William P. Murphy, pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 24, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Bill’s memory may be made to St. Peter’s Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.