- March 27, 2015
- Claymont, Delaware
of William's Passing
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Gebhart Funeral Home Of Claymont
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“I had known Bill many years ago from Salesianum and Holy Rosary. He was fun and inspirational on our football team. He is missed. My best wishes to...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Jack Gibbons - Sant Clarita, CA
“Emil and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Michele Colavecchi Lawless
2 of 20 | Posted by: A friend
“I'm sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We worked together at the Del. City Plant years ago. We shared a number of humorous stories. My heartfelt...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Alan Lawrence - Wilmington, DE
“Eileen and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Bill added a certain humorous twist to work while performing with dedication to the tasks at hand. ...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Bruce McClenathan
“So sorry for your loss Mrs. DeGregoriis. I pray you have the peace that passes all understanding.
5 of 20 | Posted by: Donna (Simpaon) Padgett - GA
“With our deepest sympathy to Eileen and family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jamo and Colleen(Folweiler)McKinney
6 of 20 | Posted by: A friend
“I worked with Bill for many years and enjoyed his sense of humor. He will be missed! My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
7 of 20 | Posted by: Barb Law - Wilmington, DE
“thoughts and prayers remember THE Degregoris family when they moved to Claymont great family. Marie Massarelli
8 of 20 | Posted by: marie massarelli - wilmington, DE
“Eileen and family, I wish you the very best. Bill was a very good man. God blessJustin DiNorscia
9 of 20 | Posted by: A friend
“Bill will be greatly missed. I worked with Bill for many years at DP&L/Conectiv. He always had a great smile, and made the difficult items seem easy....Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: John Kearney - Coventry, CT
“I am sorry for your loss, he worked hard and played hard. Very talented, he will be missed. Our prayers with all the family.
11 of 20 | Posted by: Gene Carey - Bear, DE
“Eileen and Stephen,
My deepest sympathy
God Bless you both
Diane Ulbinsky, DCPP and Hay Rd. Power Plants
12 of 20 | Posted by: Diane Ulbinsky - Bear, DE
“Bill was a wonderful neighbor. All our love and prayers to Eileen and Steve
13 of 20 | Posted by: Roy and Kristen Young - NM
“My condolences to the family of a really great man. Bill always had a good word, a funny story or just an ear. I had the privilege to work with Bill...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Charles Daugherty - Bear, DE
“Bill was a great guy, we shared a lot of laughs at work. He will be missed.
15 of 20 | Posted by: David August - Bear, DE
“Dear Eileen and Stephen,Sorry for your loss.I have fond memories of my golf buddy,and co-worker.
16 of 20 | Posted by: Tom Lawhorn - Wilmington, DE
“I'm very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. I knew him for many years at DP%L/Conectiv. He always made work very enjoyable.
17 of 20 | Posted by: Chris Isabelle - Hockessin, DE
“I am sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers fare withthe Grandell and Degregoriis families during this difficult time.
18 of 20 | Posted by: Jeannine Ciccarelli Caporaso - DE
“I worked with Bill for many years at DP&L, he was a wonderful person, I am so very sorry to hear of his passing. My prayers to his family.
19 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Fowler - Wilmington
“Dear Eileen and Stephen,Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
20 of 20 | Posted by: Andrea and Tony Rogers - DE
William "Bill" DeGregoriis, age 63, of Claymont. Delaware, passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015.
Bill was born in Wilmington, DE on February 10, 1952 to the late William and Rita (Pecorio) DeGregoriis, Bill was a loving father, brother, uncle, brother-in-law, friend and husband. He worked for DP&L for almost 40 years. Bill graduated from Salesianum High School and the University of Delaware. He was a gifted athlete playing baseball and football for his schools, and was a devoted Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies Fan. He was also a baseball coach for the Claymont Little League for his son's teams. Bill loved music and enjoyed playing his favorite songs on guitar for his family. He loved taking his family to Wildwood, NJ every summer for vacation. He will be greatly missed by all of those who were lucky to know and love him.
He is survived, and missed by his beloved wife, Eileen Grandell DeGregoriis, and son, Stephen, his brother, Emil DeGregoriis (Gail), nieces, Kelly Teresa Grandell, Adrien Padovani, and Neela DeGregoriis, nephews, Charles Anderson, Daniel Matta, Edward Quinn, Alfred Grandell Jr., his best friend of many years, Alan Cutler, and numerous friends and family.
Friends may visit with the family at the Gebhart Funeral Home, 3401 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703, on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE 19703. Burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19808.
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