William L. “Bill” Fougere

December 5th, 2012

William L. “Bill” Fougere, age 68, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on December 4, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Merrimack Valley.  Born in on January 3, 1944, Bill was the son of the late Freeman and Marie (Perry) Fougere.  He grew up in Medford and was a graduate of Medford High School.
Prior to retiring, Bill was employed as a machinist at the Diamond Crystal Company in Wilmington for many years.
Bill moved to Wilmington where he resided for more than 35 years.

In his spare time, Bill loved to go to car shows, follow NASCAR races, and tinker with model trains.  He enjoyed gathering with his “group” of friends outside Dunkin Donuts by Lucci’s Market to socialize, talk about current events, town politics, and to feed the birds.

Bill will be fondly remembered as a gentle man, quiet in nature, he loved his family and friends unconditionally and will be greatly missed.

Bill was the loving father of Lisa Murphy of Billerica and Cheryl Sabato of Pelham, NH.  He was the  cherished “Grandpa” of Crystal, Tiffany, Brian, Ashley and the late James Cunneen, Heather Moore, and Adam and Courtney Sabato, great-grandfather of Desiree McCreary and Kaylee Mansfield.  Bill was the dear brother of Patricia DeWolf of Billerica. He is also survived by his former wife and dear friend Ellen (Marr) Dukett and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather for funeral at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rt. 62) Wilmington, on Friday December 7th at 11:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rt. 38) Wilmington at 12:00 noon.  Interment will take place in Oak Grove Cemetery, Medford.  Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, December 6th from 4-8 p.m.  Memorial donations in Bill’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA  01701.


7 Entries in Guest Book for “William L. “Bill” Fougere”

  1. Rachel Zajac says:

    Ellen – Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


  2. Solai Annamalai says:

    Ellen- Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.


  3. Marie & Bob DeWolf & Family says:

    Patsy & Family

    Sending our sincere condolences & warmest regards to all of you!

    Marie & Bob

  4. Elizabeth Brooks says:

    Patsy & Family

    My sincere condolences.


  5. Reeny McKenney says:

    To Lisa & Family, We are sorry for your loss. We will keep you all in our thoughts & prayers. Reeny & Roland McKenney & Family

  6. Joan DeWolf says:

    Thinking of you at this difficult time. Edwin & Joan

  7. Angela Dorey-Fougere says:

    Sending our sincere condolenses to the family ,thinking of you all.Warren & Angela .

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