William M. "Bill" Spekhardt Sr., 87, of Pinellas Park, passed away September 20, 2019. Beloved husband for over 62 years to Phyllis Cox Spekhardt, and loving, devoted father to six children. He was born to Mary (Bosczo) and Michael Spekhardt of Union, NJ, on September 16, 1932. Bill was a proud alumni of Seton Hall University, where he earned both his bachelor’s degree and MBA. He honorably served his country with the United States Army Military Police from 1954-1956 in Ft. Knox, KY. Bill served his community as the owner and operator of the family business, Spekhardt Furniture and Upholstery Inc., in Union, NJ for over 30 years. Bill was a lifelong member of the Catholic Church, and a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus. After retiring in 1987, Bill enjoyed travelling with his wife Phyllis, hunting with his sons and spending quality “Pa” time with his grandchildren. Bill Spekhardt is survived and will be greatly missed by his wife Phyllis, children William Spekhardt Jr., Mary Beth S. O’Boyle, Margaret S. Frick, Michael Spekhardt, Irene S. Greenman, and Maureen S. Hansen, 18 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren
Visitation: Friday, October 4th from 4 to 8 pm at Bradley, Haeberle, and Barth Funeral Home in Union, NJ.
Mass: Saturday, October 5th at 10 am at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Maplewood, NJ.
Interment to follow at St. Teresa's Cemetery in Summit, NJ.
Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home is located at 1100 Pine Ave, Union, NJ.