William "Bill" Bolakas of Kingston passed away in his 84th year on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. Born in the Bronx and raised in Brooklyn he is survived by his loving wife Claudette, brother John, sons Paul and Vance and grandchildren Brant, Lana and Wade. A proud veteran, Bill served in the Army Reserve during the Korean War. He had a stellar career as an engineer for UPS. A lover of classical music, baseball and authentic NYC bagels. Bill was a kind hearted, hardworking family man who will be sorely missed and treasured in our hearts forever.
Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 from 10:00 - 12:00 PM for visitation. Religious services will be held at the Pleasant Manor chapel at 12:00 PM. William will be laid to rest following the services at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Hawthorne at 1:00 PM.
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