Westborough – William P. Horohoe, 92, of Westborough, passed away peacefully at home Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband to the love of his life for 64 years, the late Gertrude C. (Muller) Horohoe.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Lester and Mary (Callahan) Horohoe. He was educated in Brooklyn schools and graduated from St. Francis College with a degree in Economics. During WWII, he served with the United States Navy.
William was the president of John T. Clark and Son of Boston, Stevedore and Marine Operations for 33 years also, he was President of the Boston Shipping Association.
He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, He enjoyed traveling, spending time with his family and was an avid sports fan.
William is survived by his five children, Patricia Ann Kilcoyne of Northbridge, Barbara Ann Bytheway and her husband John of Leominster, Susan G. LeBrun and her husband Raymond of Manchester, N.H., William P. Horohoe Jr. and his wife Martha of Shrewsbury, and Karen M. Marden and her husband Charles of Shrewsbury; one brother, Jack Horohoe and his wife Dorse, of Toms River, N.J.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial, with military honors, will follow in St. Luke’s Cemetery. A calling hour was held at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, prior to the Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or at www.alz.org/MANH.