Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

May 22, 2014

William Richard Wholey Jr., 78


Andover — William Richard Wholey, Jr. 78, a resident of Andover for more than 40 years, died Sunday May 11, 2014, at Wingate of Andover.

Born December 8, 1935, in Methuen, he was the son of the late William R. Sr. and Agnes (McNulty) Wholey. He was a graduate of the Edward F. Searles High School in Methuen, Class of 1953.

Mr. Wholey was an accomplished pianist for many years in Boston, Mass. He retired from the First National Bank of Boston in 1990 after 25 years in their International Division. Following his retirement, William resumed his musical career, entertaining locally and in many nursing homes.

William is survived by his niece, Hilary W. Munroe; his nephew, E. Lincoln Field; his brother-in-law, Attorney Marshall L. Field; and cousins, including Thomas McNulty, Judy Murphy, and Joyce McNulty.

William was predeceased by his sister, Susan W. Field, who died on March 14, 2014.

ARRANGEMENTS: Services were previously held.