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William Kilmartin

October 22, 1939 — December 10, 2017

Bloomington - William Stephen ‘Bill' Kilmartin, 78, of Bloomington lost his battle with cancer on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at his home.

His Memorial Mass will be at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Historic St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bloomington with Fr. Jeffrey Stirniman officiating. Visitation will be from 2:00-4:00 p.m. prior to the mass at the church. Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Historic St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Bill was born on October 22, 1939 in Bloomington, Illinois, a son to Edward and Helen Bahan Kilmartin. He married Beverly Roach on June 16, 1962 in Bloomington, Illinois.

Surviving is his wife, Beverly Kilmartin of Bloomington; children, Tina (Mike) Weis of Bloomington, Michael Kilmartin of New York City, NY and Meaghan (Mike) Wolfe of Fort Wayne, IN; four grandchildren, Luciana Weis, Ian Weis, Emma Wolfe and Joshua Wolfe and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Edward, Rosemary, John and Sherrilyn.

He graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1957, then enlisted in the United States Navy. Bill was assigned to the Panama Canal Zone after completing Radio School, where he served until discharge in October 1960.

Bill worked at NICOR from 1960-2000 where he retired as a utility inspector. He enjoyed working with his hands and any project he completed was meticulous. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Council 574. He was an avid sports fan and loved to watch Notre Dame and Green Bay Packer football.

The family offers sincere gratitude to OSF Hospice and Doctors Patrick Gomez, Willard Noyes and Justin Holschbach for the excellent support and care provided.

Memorial Mass

DEC 12. 4:00 PM (CST)

Historic St. Patrick Catholic Church
1209 W. Locust St.
Bloomington, IL 61701


DEC 27. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Historic St. Patrick Catholic Church
1209 W. Locust St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

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