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In Memory of

William Joseph Harrington

June 4, 1935 - May 14, 2017

Obituary


Dr. William J. Harrington, 81 of Plantation, FL went to be with the Lord peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on 5/14/17.

William was born in Manchester, New Hampshire in 1935. He and his late wife, Laurice were married for 45 years before she passed away in 2014.

William served in the U.S. Army in Germany in 1954 as a medical technician & also played in the US Army Jazz band.

William attended St. Anselm, Boston College, Boston University, University of Miami, Harvard Business School and completed his...

Dr. William J. Harrington, 81 of Plantation, FL went to be with the Lord peacefully in his home surrounded by his family on 5/14/17.

William was born in Manchester, New Hampshire in 1935. He and his late wife, Laurice were married for 45 years before she passed away in 2014.

William served in the U.S. Army in Germany in 1954 as a medical technician & also played in the US Army Jazz band.

William attended St. Anselm, Boston College, Boston University, University of Miami, Harvard Business School and completed his education with a PhD from Nova Southeastern University, where he was a dedicated professor for 27 years.

William touched many lives through his teaching. His hope in life was that he would
make a difference.

William enjoyed spending time at the dog park with his best friend, Spirit. He was a musician who loved to play the drums, the bass, and enjoyed listening to jazz music.

Predeceased by his loving wife, Laurice & son, Stephen, survived by children Bruce, (Danielle) Kristin, (Tim) Leslie, Greg, and David, grandchildren Jenna, Kylee, Jake, Kyle, Benjamin, Luca, Trevor, Hunter and great grandchildren Dominic, Trinity, and Ethan and Sister, Marilyn and devoted caretaker & friend, Joy, who brought "joy" back into his most recent years. He was affectionately known to his grandkids as "Bomp".

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association, 7670 Woodway Dr, Suite 230, Houston, TX 77063 Phone: (713) 977-7706 http://www.diabetes.org/