William Edward Spring

November 13, 1943 - March 01, 2017 

William Edward Spring

November 13, 1943 - March 01, 2017 

Obituary for William Edward Spring

BEVERLY: William E. “Bill” Spring, 73, died Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in the Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of Marie E. (Geary) Spring.
Born in Peabody on November 13, 1943, he was the son of the late Harold and Miriam (Bourque) Spring. First graduating class of Bishop Fenwick High School class of 1963. He had resided in Salem for many years before moving to Beverly thirty-eight years ago.
Bill had managed several small businesses on the North Shore for many years. He had also gone to McDonalds University and opened the first McDonalds restaurant here in Massachusetts. Bill also won an award at the YMCA for his outstanding heart and leadership when came to helping children.
Bill enjoyed traveling with his wife and children, taking them to Disney and traveling to beautiful Maine with his wife and best friend of 43 years, Marie.
In addition to his wife of 43 years, he is survived by his son, William E. Spring, II and his companion, Stephanie; his daughter, Deanna Spring and her companion, Angie; three grandchildren, Sophia, Anthony and Serenity; one sister, Roberta Norton; five sisters-in-law, Kathryn Spring, Betty Farino, Donna Geary, Kathy Geary and Maryanne Geary; three brothers-in-law, George Geary, Jim Geary and Tom Geary and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his brother, Harold Spring and his sister, Mary Spring.
His Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 11th from 1 - 3 pm in the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., Beverly. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Patient Advocate Foundation, 421 Butler Farm Rd., Hampton, VA 23666. Directions, information and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com .

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