William J. Byrne of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | 1960 - 2019 | Obituary

William J. Byrne

July 20, 1960 - August 29, 2019

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William "Billy" on Thursday, August 29, 2019, died peacefully after a long illness. Billy beloved husband of Margery (nee Griffin), loving father of Megan (Munley), and Thomas, doting granddad of Ciara. Billy was the cherished son of the late Thomas and Hannah (nee Fanning) Byrne. Deeply missed by his loving sisters, Frances Kenny (Harry), Mary Sherlock (Liam), Breda Drislane (Dennis), and the late Eileen O’Halloran (Paddy). Billy is survived by several devoted nieces and nephews, grandnephews and grandnieces, and cousins in Ireland and America. "Proud member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 39."

Relatives and friends are invited to his visitation on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM and Wednesday, September 4, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at VISCONTO FUNERAL HOME, INC. 2031 Vista Street, Philadelphia, PA 19152 followed by his Mass of Christian Burial at Resurrection of Our Lord Church, 2000 Shelmire Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19152. Internment in Kilworth, County Cork, Ireland.

In lieu of flowers, please donate blood to those in need. American Red Cross 2221 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

May he rest in peace. 

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