Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

46 Water Street, Milford, MA 01757
Telephone: 508-473-0513
Tollfree: 800-675-0513
Fax: 508-634-3662

William F. X. Stare, 78

William F. X. Stare, 78, of Hopedale, where he had lived most of his life, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Monday, February 24, 2020 at the Blaire House in Milford.

     Loving husband of 54 years to Josephine M. (DiLorenzo) Stare, he was born in Milford, the son of the late John P. and Sylvia A. (Mahew) Stare.

    He was educated at St. Mary’s School in Milford and Hopedale High School prior to entering the U.S. Navy where he served in the Honor Guard in Washington DC and aboard the USS Hartley DE-1029 (Newport, RI). He is a Veteran of the Vietnam War.  He retired in 1996 after over 25 years as a service tech with Commonwealth Gas Co. He had also worked at the Draper Corp. and as a surveyor during construction of the Newport Bridge. An avid Boston sports fan, he also enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, poker, KENO, and vacationing with his family in Wells, ME. He was a member of the Nipmuc Rod and Gun Club, Hopedale Country Club and the Italian Vets in Milford.

    In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Maryann Swift and her husband William of Uxbridge, Sylvia S. Thibeault and her husband Mark of Blackstone, and William J. Stare and his wife Rhiannon of Newburyport, MA. Brother of the late Jean Stare, Greta Ricciardone, and Marylou Watson, he is also survived by his grandchildren, William Swift, Raymond and Ryan Thibeault, and Avery and Andrew Stare, as well as several nieces and nephews.

    His funeral will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11AM from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 PM at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 187 Hopedale St., Hopedale. Burial will be in the Hopedale Village Cemetery.

    Visiting hours will be held on Friday evening from 4-8PM.


Guest Book

We are so sad for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Stare family.
Steve and Donna Wolfe


Dear Maryann I am so sorry for the loss of your adored father. My thoughts are with you and your family. Sorry I will not be able to be with you. Love
michaela lyburn


May he Rest In Peace, and May God’s Perpetual Light shine upon him. This was a great man and Patriot. Thank you for your service Mr. Stare. Our sincere condolences to the families for your loss.
The Larkins Ponte Vedra Beach Florida


Our sincerest condolences to the entire family. Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.
The Bates Family


Sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Bill Sparks


To you all I am so very sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of your dad. May he Rest In Peace. Thinking of you all.
Julie Vignone- Atherton


So sorry for your loss. Fair Winds and Following Seas, Bill.
Dennis and Sarah Bourgeois, Wells, ME


Dear Maryann and family. We send our sincere sympathy to all. May your dad Rest In Peace. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with and for all of you. Walter and Beverly Swift
Walter and Beverly Swift


Dear Maryann, Sorry to hear the loss of your beloved father. My condolences to you, Billy and to the family. - Raj Lukose
Raj Lukose


Sylvia, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Sherri Spear


Dear Maryanne Sylvia Billy and Pina. I am so sorry for your loss! Sincerely . John Villani
John Villani


Mrs. Stare, Maryann, Sylvia ,Billy and family I am so sorry for your loss . Please know that all the Fitzgeralds are keeping you in their thoughts and prayers. Much love to all of you.
Colleen Fitzgerald Biello


My sincere condolences to the entire family.
David Lachina


Sylvia and Maryann and family I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. David and Maria Consigli
David and Maria Consigli


Bill, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our sincere condolences to you and your family, we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Jan and Walt Ruck
Walter Ruck


Maryann and Billy, I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope you are able to find peace during this hard time. Love, Morgan
Morgan


Maryann & Billy - My deepest sympathies go out to you and to your family. I am sorry that I am not going be able to be with you. May god gives you the strength and the peace you seek.
Yasir


So sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in our prayers. Love Sue, Eddy and Drew Horton
Sue Horton


Maryann and Billy, I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope you are able to find peace during this hard time. Love, Morgan
Morgan


Jackie, Jeanette and David, sorry to hear of your loss. It’s been a very long time but I remember him from Highland Street. May he Rest In Peace.
Patty Marcus


Billy, Sylvia, Maryann and family. I am so very sorry to hear of your fathers passing. May you find peace and comfort in the love that surrounds you. Keeping you, your mom and all of your loved ones in my thoughts and prayers. With Love & Prayers, Karen
Karen Lovejoy-Lovely


Maryann, Sylvia, Billy and Mrs. Stare, Very sorry for your loss and thinking of you all during this difficult time ...
John E Condon


Rest in Peace Billy Dick "Porky" Calarese
Dick Calarese


Order Flowers


Sign the Guest Book


 

 
 

© Copyright 2002 - 2020
All Rights Reserved
Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home
46 Water Street
Milford, MA 01757
Telephone: 508-473-0513
Tollfree: 800-675-0513
Fax: 508-634-3662

Login