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Bernard W. “Bill” House

Bernard W. “Bill” House

1948 - 2016

Bernard W. “Bill” House, 67, of Winslow Street, Watertown, passed away July 13, 2016 at the VA  Medical Center in Syracuse.

Bill was born on August 20, 1948 in Watertown a son of Bernard R. and Elizabeth Dollinger House. He was a Watertown High School graduate, obtained his Liberal Arts degree from Jefferson Community College and attended the Albany School of Pharmacy.

He married Eileen Van Dyke on December 23, 1981 in Colorado Springs, CO.

From November 1976 until December 1996 he served in the United States Army. He then was an LPN for Samaritan Medical Center Clinics and at Guthrie Clinic on Fort Drum. He retired in 2010. Bill was a former member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and a current member of the Watertown Eagles Club.

Surviving besides his wife are a son Nathan (Erin) House, San Antonio, TX, a daughter, Kathleen House, Watertown, a brother and his partner Gerald T. House and Suzanne Cavillario, Alexandria Bay, NY, a step son, Timothy Freer, North Carolina, a step daughter, Jaymie (Andrew) Demonieko, Cary, NC, six grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Bill’s parents, step father Robert Valin, and a sister Margaret E. Miller, all died before him.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 2 until 5pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July20, 2016 at 10am at the funeral home with Reverend Jerry Wichelns officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery with military honors. Contributions may be made to The National Parkinson Foundation at Parkinson.org. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.


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Condolences left by other guests:

Eileen and family, so sorry to read Bill’s passing. Fond memories from Guthrie Clinic recalled today. Bill worked staying on as long as he could being productive. Take care. LH

By Laurel Howland on 07 19, 2016


Condolences left by other guests:

Dear Eileen and Family:  I am so sorry for your loss.  I worked with Bill for many years at USA MEDDAC, Guthrie Clinic.  He was always helpful and knowledgeable in all areas of nursing and computers.  I will always remember his cooler, jerky and homemade candies and a book in his hand at lunch.

By Mary E. (Beth) Benton on 07 18, 2016


Condolences left by other guests:

so sorry, i always enjoyed working in fpc with him,i will always remember his little cooler homemade jerkey and he always had a book

By Dawn Roll on 07 17, 2016


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So sorry for your loss. He was a great guy.

By Allyson Stephenson on 07 17, 2016


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Dear Eileen and family
I am so sorry to hear about Bill’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you, during this very difficult time.
Maura

By Maura Jensen on 07 16, 2016


Condolences left by other guests:

our sympathies go out to bill’s wife and family. he was a fun guy to be around and had a heart of gold.we shared a lot of beers together over the years—he will be missed judy and dan

By dan and judy grieco on 07 15, 2016


Condolences left by other guests:

So sorry for your loss.  I remember many a nights when we were teenagers eating dinner on a picnic table with Bill and Margaret and their mom.  Time has a way of coming faster than we ever planned as kids.

By Bill Marincic on 07 14, 2016


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