William A. Bridge, 55, of Madison St., Waterville, NY, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 at his home with his family at his side.
He was born January 17, 1964 in Utica, a son of the late Paul A., Sr. and Janet E. Southworth Bridge. A lifelong Waterville resident, he was a graduate of Waterville High School. On July 9, 1988, William married Donna M. Pritchard at the Church of the Annunciation in Clark Mills, NY. Bill had worked for the Oneida County B.O.C.E.S. for 15 years, and then for the Mohawk Valley Health System, St. Luke’s Campus for over 3 years. He loved the outdoors, camping and sitting by the campfire.
He was a communicant of St. Bernard’s Church in Waterville.
Surviving are his wife, of 31 years, Donna; his children, Nicole Bridge and her son, Elijah William, Kayla Bridge and William C. “Billy” Bridge, all of Waterville; his mother-in-law, Jeannettee Maxam-DeLuca of Rome; sisters, Naomi (Scott) Saville of Waterville; Veronica Lymon (Charlie Jones) of Brookfield; brothers, Paul A. Bridge, Jr. (Dana Dupree) of Bridgewater; George Bridge of Waterville; Chris Bridge of N. Brookfield; Brian Bridge of Deansboro; his in-laws Cathy Bridge of Waterville; Joseph Lymon of Bridgewater; Ed and Lynette Pritchard of New Hartford; a good friend, Kyle Starring of Waterville; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother-in-law, Brian Pritchard and two nephews, Alex Saville and Brady Bridge.
Funeral Services will be held at 7pm Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home (Kloster & Northrop Memorial Chapel), 210 E. Main St., Waterville, followed by burial in St. Bernard’s Cemetery, Waterville.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5-7pm prior to the service.
Contributions in his memory may be made to a local S.P.C.A. or animal rescue organization.