William J. Brugeman

Published 7:12 pm Wednesday, August 21, 2019

William J. “Bill” Brugeman, 94 years old, of Corapeake, N.C., passed away Aug. 20, 2019. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on March 2, 1925, and is a graduate of Cathedral Latin High School and John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry, both in Cleveland. Bill served in the Navy during World War II. He worked most of his life in the pharmaceutical industry in sales.

Bill leaves his wife of 47 years, Gale; five children and spouses, Mark Brugeman, Paul Brugeman (Lisa), Carolyn Daingneault (Trafton), Mary Cae Asay (Bill), Kurt Brugeman (Susan); seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial funeral mass will be held at John Carroll University, Church of the Gesu, 2470 Miramar Blvd, University Heights, OH 44118 on Oct. 18, 2019. Burial will be private at Calvary Cemetery in Cleveland.

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In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bill’s name to Gates County Rescue and EMS, 016 US-158 East, Gatesville, NC 27938. R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.