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William O. "Bill" Devine
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  • Sawtelle Family Hospice House
    320 Haverhill St.
    Reading, MA 01867
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  • American Cancer Society
    125 S. Huntington Ave.
    Boston, MA 02130

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Bill was such a good friend and companion. We met in college and became instant friends. We shared many of the same outlooks and views on life as engineers. He was an excellent engineer and I enjoyed being in classes with him. As our friendship grew we traveled together on college spring breaks and after that on cruises and trips to the Caribbean. Every time we spent together was enjoyable. I can't remember a bad time together. Later in life

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Posted by: Tom Miceli - Friend   Mar 01, 2020

To Christie, Christine, Ron and all of the nieces and nephews, we are saddened by Bill's passing. May he rest in the hands of God.

Posted by: Patti and Rick Frauton - Malden, MA - Family   Mar 01, 2020

I was so saddened to learn of Bill's passing. I worked with him at GE in the late 80s-early 90s; only for a few years. But he had such a positive impact on me. I will always remember his sense of humor, the fun times at the 99 and how he always dressed so nicely. My condolences to his family and friends. May his memory be for a blessing.

Posted by: Deborah Decker Jacobson - Brookline, MA - Coworker   Feb 29, 2020

Cristy on behalf of myself and Leanne we give our condolences of your loss.Take care.

Posted by: Jim Oag - Dennis, MA - Family   Feb 28, 2020

The pain of losing someone in death is the most devastating pain that one can feel.may God the father comfort strengthens and soothed the families and heartfelt sympathy and condolences to the families during this difficult time of grief and pain.

Posted by: A friend   Feb 27, 2020

Dear Aunt Christine, Uncle Ron, Adam and Noelle. Very sorry to hear of the loss of your brother, brother-in-law and Uncle. May he rest peacefully.

Posted by: Michelle Pereira (Frauton) - Billerica, MA - Family Friend   Feb 26, 2020

I have known and worked with Bill for nearly 40 years. I can say beyond a shadow of a doubt he was a gentleman, a quiet professional, a bold innovator, and a good friend. I met Bill at RCA back in the day and we were both Husky's. . My (now) wife Nancy was an admin at RCA and also knew Bill. We were both saddened by his passing. I knew he was suffering but he never once complained. He

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Posted by: Mark Falco - Amherst, NH - Friend   Feb 26, 2020

Very sorry to hear about Bill's passing. I worked with Bill on many video projects here at BAE Systems over the years. He was demanding but polite, and very professional. A sharp dresser, he had a wry sense of humor. Very nice guy all around. He will be missed here.
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Posted by: Kevin McCarthy - Concord, NH - Coworker   Feb 26, 2020

Bill was always filled with life and vigor, every time I talked to him. He always looked at the bright side of a precarious situation.

Posted by: bruce harrison - Coworker   Feb 26, 2020