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William H. Reedy

January 3, 1937 ~ August 27, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


William H Reedy, 86, of Colchester, CT peacefully  passed away at his home on Sunday, August 27, 2023 with his daughter Mary H Reedy by his side. Born January 3, 1937, in East Haddam, CT; he was the son of the late Herman and Catherine (Spitzchuh) Reedy. Known as Bill to his friends and family. Bill grew up on a small farm where he had many responsibilities and a natural curiosity of the world and how things worked. He deeply enjoyed hunting and fishing and tending to his garden. Bill work for the Department of Transportation as a mechanic for over 25 years. When he wasn’t fixing the trucks, he was plowing the roads with them. With such mechanical knowledge and passion to fix all things; he would become known in his community as "the guy who can fix it"! He will be forever remembered as a hardworking all-American man who could spend hours working away in his “summer home” also known as the garage. If he wasn't tinkering in his garage on small mower engines: truck engines: or just around his home and property, he was out helping his fellow neighbors and dear friends. He is survived by his sister Edna of Florida; his daughter Mary H Reedy and husband; two grandchildren William and his wife and Richard; one great grandchild Logan; Lifelong friends Moe, James, John, plus numerous other extended family and friends. Callings hours will be held on Wednesday September 6, 2023, from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester. Burial will follow in the First Church Cemetery on Town Street in East Haddam. All are welcome to join the family at the Colchester Fish & Game Club after the burial. To sign the online guest book or share a memory of William please visit

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September 6, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT

September 6, 2023

First Church Cemetery
499 Town Street, East Haddam, CT
East Haddam, CT 06423

Reception following burial

Colchester Fish & Game Club
Old Amston Road
Colchester, CT 06415


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