William Albert Devlin
It is with much sadness that the family of William Albert Devlin announces his passing at the age of 77 on March 8, 2019 in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Bill was born on April 14, 1941 in Philadelpha, Pensylvania, son of the late John Anthony and Josephine Devlin. Beloved father of William A. Devlin (Beth), Timothy M. Devlin (Christine), and the late Christine J. Devlin. Grandfather of Danielle Devlin-Ely (Jonathan), Rachel Devlin, Destinie Devlin-Adams (Bryce), Brittany Bennett Edward (Brock) and Danny Devlin Great-grandfather of Camden, Zoey, Aubrey, Tanner, Marley, Piper and the late Nicholas and Darby.
Brother of Mary Miller, Jon Devlin (Theresa), Gerald Devlin (the late Mary), Catherine Hathaway (Gary), Edward Devlin (Hee Sun), Dorothy Evans (John), Deborah Bean (Charles), and Margaret Santaniello (Lester). He is also survived by many nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, cousins and faithful friends.
Bill grew up in Philadelphia and moved to Florida in the late sixties after proudly serving in the US Navy, Navy Reserves and the National Guard. He had a long career at Florida Power and Light for 33 years until his retirement. He was a well-informed sports enthusiast with a special passion for baseball; loved to cook, watch classic movies and travel. He will be missed tremendously by all who knew him....his endearing smile and fun-loving nature is something that will never be forgotten.
Bill's wishes to be cremated and his ashes dispersed at sea will be honored as well as a Military Marker placed at Souh Florida National Cemetery. A private gathering to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.