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“I worked with Bill at W.H. Nichols from the early 70's . Played ball together and always new him to be a great guy. When I learned he was at the...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: david neuhaus - Townsend

“Lots of love beautiful family, you are all in my heart and prayers. Sending you gentleness and peace from Nova Scotia ❤ your niece Carole and...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Carole LeBlanc - Halifax - Family

“Thoughts and Prayers are will you all daily! Much Love, The Langley's of Medway ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Elizabeth Langley - MEDWAY, MA

“We in Canada are all saddened by the loss of a special part of our family. Bill was my brother-in-law, as well as a loving uncle and wonderful friend...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Dot LeBlanc - Family

“No words can express how saddened I am to hear of Bill's passing. I will miss seeing him at town meeting, on the common and knowing he is on this...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Leach - Billerica, MA

“God has taken our great friend, spared him suffering , like a brother to us, we keep shared loving fond memories of the gang ( Quagliozzi, Clancy,...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ken and Patty Anne Scanlon - FL

“When Someone You Love Becomes A Memory, That Memory Becomes A Treasure. Diane - There is not...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Patti Payne - Billerica, MA

“So sorry for the loss of a great man. I had the pleasure of working with Bill. He was always a gentlemen who would brighten up any day. He always...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Peter James - Friend

“So very sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Payne - Billerica, MA

“Diane and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. As we all know Bill was a devoted husband and father who loved his family...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Gail Collette - Burlington, MA


Billerica – Mr. William P. Quagliozzi, of Billerica, formerly of Waltham, died Friday, March 19, 2021 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington. He was 76.

Bill was born in Waltham on January 12, 1945, a son of the late Joseph and Anna (Aucoin) Quagliozzi, and was a Waltham High graduate. A Billerica resident for more than thirty years he enjoyed following local politics and was a town meeting member for the past few years.

Until his retirement Bill worked as a quality control inspector for Custom Machine in Woburn for ten years and held the same position for thirty years prior with the W.H. Nichols Company in Waltham.

Vacations to York, Maine and strolls along the Marginal Way in Ogunquit were welcome yearly respites. Tuesdays were reserved for golf with his childhood buddies where they shared the triumphs and tragedies of family, work and social life and was something for all to look forward to.

He also loved following other sports including the Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins and had been a longtime coach for the Waltham Little Nippers Baseball League.

Bill leaves his beloved wife of fifty-one years, Diane I. (LeBlanc) Quagliozzi; his children, David W. Quagliozzi of Nashua, New Hampshire, Chris Quagliozzi of N. Andover and Susan A. Quagliozzi of Lowell; his grandchildren, Audrey Quagliozzi and Olivia Mullen; his brother and sister, Joseph Quagliozzi of Harvard and Carole Langley of Waltham and many nieces, nephews and their families.

He was also a brother of the late Marie Squires and Ann Hurst.

Family and friends will honor and remember Bill's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte 20), Waltham on Tuesday, March 23rd from 4 to 7 p.m. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning in Saint Mary's Church, 133 School Street, Waltham. Burial will be in Mount Feake Cemetery, Waltham.

To view Bill's Funeral Mass please visit https://my.gather.app/remember/william-quagliozzi at 10a.m. on Wednesday, March 24th.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org
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During times of uncertainty and crisis one might wonder what to do at the loss of a loved one or how to show support to a friend given the limitations that the pandemic continues to present.

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Thank you . . . again . . . for your patience and understanding.