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William M. McCulley

July 8, 1940 ~ May 31, 2021 (age 80)


William “Bill” M. McCulley, 80, of Bellingham, died Monday, May 31, 2021, at Rose Monahan Hospice Residence in Worcester.

He was the son of the late George F. McCulley, Jr. and Dorothy (Gleason) McCulley and husband of Mary (Roy) LeMarbre-McCulley who were married for 28 years. Bill was predeceased by his daughter, Michele (McCulley) Box and his brother, John McCulley.

Bill graduated from Clinton High School in 1958 and went on to join the Navy, serving as a radarman on the USS Capricornus.

He was an avid fisherman and hunter who loved to spend time with his friends on annual trips to Maine as well as the occasional big hunts in Montana.  He instilled his love of fishing to both his children.  Bill loved traveling with his wife Mary, making lasting memories on trips to Cabo San Lucas and especially the Grand Canyon and National Parks.

Besides his wife, Bill is survived by his son,  William McCulley Jr. and his wife Kelly of Worcester, MA, his step children, Kristin Bazinet of Bellingham, MA and Jonathan LeMarbre and his wife Bonnie of Perth Ontario Canada, son-in-law Mark Box,  his brothers, George McCulley and his wife Grace of Kingsland, GA, Paul McCulley and his wife Mary of S. Lancaster, MA, his sisters, Patricia McCulley of St. Petersburg, FL, Mary Durning of Townsend, MA, Anne Normandin of New Hampton, NH, and Nancy McCulley, his brother, Steven McCulley and his wife Maryanne of Holiday, FL.  He is also survived by his grandchildren, Brittany Priest, Stephanie Saltsman, William McCulley III, Zachary Bazinet, Sophia Palaza, Jack LeMarbre and Charlie LeMarbre. 

Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA 01752. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough, MA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation, 8B Concord Court, Webster, MA 01570.

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June 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Slattery Funeral Home
40 Pleasant St.
Marlborough, MA 01752

Funeral Service
June 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Slattery Funeral Home
40 Pleasant St.
Marlborough, MA 01752

Graveside Service
June 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Evergreen Cemetery
Wilson Street
Marlborough, MA 01752


Adam Bullen Memorial Foundation
8B Concord Court, webster MA 01570

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