Obituaries

William P. Dooley
8/28/1965 - 11/17/2020
Son of the late Edward and Eleanor Dooley, brother to Karen Kolessar and the late Edward "Buddy" Dooley.  He is survived by his sister Karen, and his nieces Kellie, Ellen, and Alana.  He was born and raised in Brooklyn. 
 
He was a champion MMA fighter and had traveled the world, winning many trophies and titles.   He loved the New York Yankees, with Thurman Munson being his life long idol.  He was also a fan of the New York Giants, New York Rangers, and Notre Dame football.  
 
He was everyone's "Uncle Billy" and was always there for everyone who needed someone.  He will be so missed. 
 
The viewing is at Hanley's funeral home on Sunday, 11/22, from 2-4 and 7-9.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 23, 2020,  10:15am,  at St. Charles Church.  Interment to follow at St. Johns Cemetery, located in Middle Village, New York. 
 
In Lieu of Flowers, the family of William Dooley would greatly appreciate donations made to the American Diabetes Association. 
A special tribute page in his honor can be found at the Donation link provided below
 

Gregory G. DeJohn
Licensed Funeral Director, Owner

Charles F. Each
Licensed Funeral Director, Manager

Brooke Lynn Pesola
Licensed Funeral Director

Matthew J. Pinto
Licensed Funeral Director

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