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William E. Bossong, Sr.,


William E. Bossong, Sr., 78 of Standing Stone, PA passed away Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA. Born in New York City on July 5, 1933, he was the son of the late Martin J. and Kathleen May Rath Bossong.

In early years, William worked in his father’s maintenance business. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from May 4, 1953 to May 4, 1957 during the Korean War. On June 15, 1956 he married the former Carol Holmes. He owned and operated his construction business in Bergen County, NJ for many years. He was employed by State Aggregates in Wysox from 1978 to 1981 and then operated Cannon Hill Products until his retirement.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Carol Bossong at home; a son, William E. Bossong, Jr. of Standing Stone; grandchildren, Jennifer and Christopher Sox. In addition to his parents, he was  preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Sox on May 26, 2009 and brother, Martin Bossong.

A private graveside service will be held at the Wysox Cemetery. There are no calling hours.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda.


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