Bill will be deeply missed by his wife, Ann (Higgins) Bride; five children, Katharine B. Reed and her husband Jay of Wilbraham, Susie B. Luer and her husband Mark of Newport Beach, California, W. Thomas Bride and his wife Kristin of Lake Oswego, Ore., Amy Bride of Newburyport and Jennifer Bride of Andover; five grandchildren, Alexander Reed, Jack Bride, Carson Bride, Maximilian Luer and Madeleine Luer; three brothers, John Bride of Coral De Tierra, Calif., James Bride of Dedham and Peter Bride of Wilmot, N.H. and several nephews and nieces.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are planning to honor and celebrate Bill’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen on Wednesday, September 26 from 4-8 pm. His funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Augustine’s Church, 43 Essex St., Andover on Thursday, September 27 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Augustine’s Cemetery, Andover. Those who wish to make a memorial contribution in Bill’s memory in lieu of flowers are kindly asked to consider the Lawrence Boys and Girls Club, 136 Water St., Lawrence, MA 01841.
For directions or to share a condolence with the family, please visit us online at www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Methuen is honored to assist the Bride family with arrangements.