William "Bill" Pasquale

March 24, 1935 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 86)


William (Bill) Pasquale passed away December 5, 2021. He was predeceased by his father Pierino (Billy) Pasquale, Mother Barbara (Geranis) Ross, Stepmother Freda (Dibble) Pasquale, sister Valarie Pasquale and brother Paul (Chubby) Pasquale, sister-in-law Joan Pasquale. He is survived by his wife Nancy and daughter Katherine (Jordan) Merhib, sons Matthew (Michele) Pasquale, David (Heather) Pasquale, grand-daughter Nicole Burke Hime, grandson Kalil Merhib, grand-daughter Amanda Pasquale, grand-sons Luciano Pasquale, Chris Levene Jr., Anthony Cortez, grand-daughter Kaitlyn Pasquale, great grand-sons Christian Burke, Matias Hime and Jaedon Scott and great grand-daughter Tenlee Merhib. Bill attended Christopher Columbus School and graduated from Binghamton Central High School where he played baseball and was selected to represent his high school in the annual all star game in Cooperstown, NY where he pitched 4 Innings giving up 4 Hits, no runs and struck out 6 with no base on balls.  He finished the game in right field and was 1-3 at the plate. Upon completion of High School he pitched for the town of Windsor Baseball Team in the NY-Penn Baseball League as an 18yr old against much older players and was named MVP by his teammates at the end of the season and was a runner up league MVP as voted by all the managers.  He continued his baseball career by playing 2 years with Endicott Coil in the Muni League where he complied an 11-2 record with a no-hitter and a one-hitter as the team won two league championships.  He continued his baseball career with the newly formed Sons of Italy in the Mid-State League the next 4 years.  Bill then began a softball career in the city league where he played fast, modified and slo-pitch for various teams. Bill played basketball in the Boys Club League, CYO for Assumption and in the City Leagues.  When Bill became eligible for senior softball he played for the Rusty Bolts and Karousel Kids while still completing for various teams in the City Leagues where he made the city Allstar team at age 51. While completing in senior softball with the Karousel Kids, they traveled throughout the states in tournaments and won two (2) Cape Cod Tournaments, One 65+ and the other 75+ and the National Tournament in Fort Myers, FL 75+.  Bill also competed with a central NY travel team from Syracuse in Tournaments throughout the states and Canada. Bill also coached American Legion Baseball and won two Broome County Championships.  The first with Assumption (sponsored by Windsor Post 571) and the second with Binghamton Post 1645.  He also won a District Championship with Binghamton Post 1645.  Bill was inducted into the inaugural Broome county American Legion Baseball Hall of Fame.  Bill was also inducted into the Syracuse Hall of Fame as a member of the Syracuse Cyclones Senior Softball Team which he also played for. Bill worked for the Broome County Dept. of Public Works Engineering Dept. before serving a six month active duty tour with the U.S. Army as a National Guardsman. Upon completion of his active duty he worked for the City of Binghamton Engineering Dept. and retired from the NY State DOT.  Bill was an avid fan of Notre Dame, New York Giants, New York Rangers and the Boston Red Sox.  Bill will be greatly missed by his loving family.  A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 9:30am at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Binghamton. The family will receive friends at the church from 8:30am until the time of the Mass. Burial will follow in Vestal Hills Memorial Park. Arrangements are the care of Albert J. DeMarco with the THOMAS J. SHEA FUNEAL HOME, INC. 

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December 10, 2021

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption, Fayette St. Binghamton, NY

Funeral Mass
December 10, 2021

9:30 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Church (St. Binghamton, NY)

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