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William A. Thorp Sr.

March 26, 1925 — June 5, 2020

William A. Thorp Sr., 95, of Camillus, passed away Friday, June 5, 2020. Born in Morristown, NJ, he moved to Camillus in 1971. He was a Navy veteran of WWII. William was a 1948 graduate of Wesleyan University and worked for GMAC for 41 years before retiring in 1989. He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. Bill volunteered at Upstate University Hospital Community Campus and was a tutor with Literacy Volunteers of Greater Syracuse. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Tuscarora and Westhill Golf Clubs.

William was predeceased by his wife of 61 years, Irene, in 2010; and brother, Albert Thorp.

Surviving are his sons, William Jr. of Cape Cod, MA, Timothy (Dana) of Camillus and Christopher of Macedon; daughter-in-law, Catherine Thorp; sister-in-law, Suzanne Thorp; grandchildren, Meghan Thorp (John) Killoy, Daniel (Cristina) Thorp and Spencer (Shira) Thorp; step-grandchildren, Angela and Sam Ryder; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be private for family. Bill will be laid to rest in Greenlawn Cemetery, Warners.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Food Pantry, 5600 W. Genesee St., Camillus, NY 13031.
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