Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather
William P. Melcher, Jr. died Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital surrounded by the comfort of his loving family. He was the son of the late William P. and Tina (Jubett) Melcher.
Bill was born on Jan. 17, 1948 in Boston. He proudly served his country in the US Army during Vietnam. He was employed by New England Telephone Company in Foxborough and Framingham. Bill enjoyed hunting with his buddies and loved entertaining family and friends. He also enjoyed spending time at his cabin in New Hampshire. He has been a Foxborough resident for over 40 years, formerly of Sharon.
Beloved husband of Karen A. (Pechavar) Melcher. Loving father of Jeanette Melcher of FL, William P. Melcher, III and his wife Donna of S. Attleboro, Laura Heffernan and her husband Marty of Florida and Amanda Melcher of Florida. Devoted grandfather of Daniel, Francesca, Julia, Daylin and Dominic. Brother of Judy Stevens of Plymouth, Ruth Parker of Sharon, Tina Pozzi of Florida, Mimi Underwood of Washington, D.C. and Lewis Melcher of Norfolk.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend calling hours on Friday, Feb. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Roberts and Sons Funeral Home, 30 South St. A funeral service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private. For additional information please contact (508) 543-5471. To light a special candle in Bill’s memory please visit the funeral home website at www.robertsandsonsfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.