Meriden - William O. Alusitz, 87, husband of Nancy (Metrelis) Alusitz, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, March 26, 2006. He was born in Meriden on April 16, 1918, a son of the late John and Julia (Valentine) Alusitz. He proudly served his country during World War II as a Staff Sargent with the U. S. Army Air Force for four years in Alaska, Canada and the Artic Region. Prior to his retirement, he worked for the U. S. Postal Service in Meriden. Bill, an avid hiker and skier, in his 70's he won a 10 kilometer citizen's race for his age group at Pine Mountain in East Hartland. Besides his wife Nancy, he is survived by a daughter Jean and her husband Jeffrey McNamara of East Lyme, CT, a son Peter Alusitz and his wife Michelle Mariash of NY five grandchildren William and Sylvie Alusits and Lauren, Leigh and Wade McNamara. He also leaves four sisters, Mary and her husband Vaughn Wyman of CT and FL, Katherine Hunt, Ruth Alusitz and Elsie Scully all of CT., a brother-in-law, Peter Iodice of CT and two sisters-in-law, Carol Quinn of MA and Linda Alusitz of CT. Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangments are under the direction of Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden, CT. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr. Alusitz's memory may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 164 Hanover St., Meriden, CT 06451 or to the charity of one's choice.

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  1. Dear Aunt Nancy & Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss and know that you are in are thoughts and prayers during this diffucult time.

  2. Dear Aunt Nancy & Family, We are sorry to hear of Uncle Bill’s loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in these difficult times.

  3. Dear Aunt Nancy and Family, We were so sad to hear of Uncle Bills’ passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with everyone during this difficult time. We have many pleasant memories of Uncle Bill. He was a kind and gentle man and we will miss him. Our love to all. Bob, Shelley and Family

  4. Dear Aunt Nancy and Family, We were sorry to hear about Uncle Bill. When we think of Uncle Bill we remember his BIG SMILE, always ready to greet you. In remembering, we keep what is best as treaserers forever. We are thinking of you and hoping you are making it through these hard times. Please let us know if we can do anything for you. Warm thoughts and prayers Tim and Diane

  5. I’m so sorry to learn about Bill. I know that it has been difficult for a long time. My thoughts are with you and the kids. I’ll call when I get back up north. Love to all, Dora

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