William L. Croke

  • Born: September 12, 1943
  • Died: August 21, 2020
  • Location: Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family

Message From The Family

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William L. Croke, 77, died Friday, August 21, 2020 at the Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston, after suffering complications from a fall. Son of the late Francis M. and Catherine I. (Cairns) Croke, he was born in Boston and raised in Roxbury and Dorchester. He was a graduate of Roslindale High School and Massasoit Community College. William served in the U.S. Army and was a Veteran of the Vietnam Era. He was a longtime resident of Bridgewater and previously lived in Stoughton. He owned Commonwealth Office Products in Stoughton for 10 years and was also a food broker for Merkert Enterprises for several years. William was a longtime parishioner of St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Bridgewater and he enjoyed dining out.

William was the father of Kellie A. Croke of Assonet and the late Brian W. Croke and the grandfather of Emma Croke, Evan Bedard, Ethan Bedard, Elise Bedard and Brenna Croke. He was the brother of the late Francis J. Croke and is also survived by his nephew, Shawn Croke.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic a private Funeral Mass will be held with a burial at St. Mary's Cemetery in Canton. In lieu of flowers, donations in William's memory may be made to the Boston Carmel, 61 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Roxbury, MA 02119.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Sad to hear of Bill's passing. I was his homemaker up until his hospitalization and spent a lot of time getting to know and talking with him. Loved his sense of humor and matching wits with him. Nice guy and glad he's at peace and with his son. My condolences to his family.

Posted by Susan Snyderman - Bridgewater, MA - friend   October 16, 2020

I'll miss Bill's smile and quick wit.....he had such a great sense of humor. He was an original and a really nice guy, RIP Bill!

Posted by David Croce - QUINCY, MA   August 26, 2020

Deepest condolences to the whole family, sorry for your loss. Great memories of Bill, such a gentle nice guy. -Jeff C

Posted by Jeff Callahan - Family   August 26, 2020

Prayers to the croke family, Bill you are at peace now, You and Brian can now watch over kellie and her children, keep them safe.Hopefully will meet again on the other side. RIP Bill.
The O'Briens

Posted by Joann Obrien - Middleboro, MA - Family   August 26, 2020

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