OLDANI WILLIAM J., JR., Age 65, October 6, 2011. Longtime funeral director at A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home. Loving husband of Patti (nee: Lyons). Dear father of Anne Green (Brian), William, J., III (fiancée Rachael Smith), and Matthew. Very loving grandfather of John Victor "Jack" Green. Devoted son of Mary and the late William J., Sr. Brother of Molly McDermott (Ted), Julie Oldani, Christine Oldani (Peter McInerney), Anne Kern (Otto), and Mary Elizabeth "Mamie" Yates (Skip). Also survived by numerous extended family members and close friends. Family will receive friends Sunday 2-8 p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road (between Maple and Big Beaver). Funeral Mass Monday (time and place pending). Memorial tributes to U of D Jesuit High School, 8400 S. Cambridge, Detroit, MI 48221. For Funeral Mass time, obituary, memories www.DesmondFuneralHome.com
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Dear Patti, Margaret and I were so sorry to read of Bill's death. Our prayers are with you and your family.
With fond remembranc of friendly and professional service for many, many years, Bill and the whole family are in my prayers. Ed Haggerty
My prayers are with you at this time. I remember Bill from when we were very young and lived across the street from each other. I am very sad as he was special to all.
Dear Oldani Family, my deepest condolence on the loss of Bill. He was a good friend and fine man. He will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers
We were saddened to learn of Billy's passing. We send our condolences and prayers to the Oldani family.