William D. Clunie passed away in Montclair, NJ on January 14, 2020, after a long illness.
He was born in Newark, NJ, son of Eugene J. Clunie and Ethel Clunie on February 11, 1943. William grew up in Sparta, NJ and graduated from Sparta High School and Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, NJ.
He served in the US Army from 1965-1967 and was a Disabled American Veteran. William was employed by Picatinny Arsenal for many years, in Dover, NJ.
Bill leaves behind two sisters: Carol Erickson of Bloomfield, NJ and Janice Zemietra of Bloomingdale, NJ; as well as several nieces and nephews, and his dear friends Donald and Sue Peter of Newton and their sons, Donald Jr., and Derrick.
Bill was known for his warm and caring heart, helping anyone he could.
A memorial visitation will be held from 12-1:30 pm with military and religious services beginning at 1:30 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at Halpin-Bitecola Brookdale Funeral Home at 1284 Broad St. Bloomfield, NJ 07003. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations made in Bill’s name, be sent to the Crohn’s/Colitis Foundation of America at 733 3rd Avenue #510, New York, NY 10017.