Obituary of Bill Roman
1952 - 2023
Bill Roman, 70 years, passed away suddenly at his home in Cranberry Township, PA on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Bill is predeceased by his parents Charles and Vivian Roman of Brockport, NY and his beloved wife Viola Magene (Jean) Waddell Roman also of Cranberry Township in September 2019. Surviving family members include his daughter Melissa Burton of Canal Winchester, Ohio and grandson Justin (Jodi) Burton, also of Ohio, and three great - grandchildren: MaKayla, Hunter and Paige. Bill will be greatly missed by his siblings, Victoria Thomas of Brockport, Nancy (John) Maxwell of Geneseo, NY and Richard (Virginia Re) Roman of Brighton, NY. Also surviving is Aunt Edna Tessina,101 yo,
of Webster, NY. and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bill graduated from Brockport High School in 1971 where he played football, basketball, and threw discus in track and field. After one year at West Point Military Academy, Bill went on to Lehigh University where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity and received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1975. Again he was an active member of their track and field and football teams. Professionally, Bill worked as a project construction engineer for U.S. Steel Chemicals, Aristech, and finally Sunoco from which he retired in 2008. Bill was a warm, generous, and humorous man loving to share jokes with Aunt Ruth. He especially loved their dogs: Rags, Scruffy, Lady, Rocky and Bucky. He and Jean loved the log cabin they built on Lake Ontario, enjoying the water, wildlife, and the beautiful sunsets.
Calling hours will be held at Fowler Funeral Home, Inc., 340 West Ave, Brockport, NY Monday August 28, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon.
Internment immediately after at Lakeview Cemetery, Brockport NY.
340 West Ave Brockport, NY 14420
Phone: ( 585 ) 637-6100