Photography

William Michael Pastor

December 18, 1926 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 94)

Obituary

William (Bill) Michael Pastor Sr. passed away on September 21st, 2021 at the age of 94, after a brief illness. Born in Port Vue, Pa. Bill played basketball and sang in the choir in Junior High and High School.

Later in life he was an avid bowler, bowling for the Bishop Murphy Knight of Columbus teams out of Warren, Mi.
A veteran of World War 2, Bill served on the Baltimore-class heavy cruiser USS Macon (CA-132) Navy Seaman Second Class.

Bill was a fan of music as long as it was Frank Sinatra. He was a sports fan, his favorite teams being the Detroit Tigers, Pittsburgh Steelers and Michigan Wolverines.

Bill was born to Michael J Pastor and Ella Chontas and had a brother Edward (d 2010), and sister Eleanor.

Arriving in Michigan about 1951 Bill had a long career spanning over 50 years as a tool and die maker. At one point, later in life he was employed at a company to teach the lost art of “doing it by hand, eye and feel” to young tool and die makers.

Bill was married to Eugenia Demchuk and together they would have 5 children. Barbara Jean Pastor (Dennis Moran), William(Billy)Michael Pastor Jr (d 1984), David Pastor, Michael A Pastor (d 2010) and Mary Ann Pastor.

Later marrying Dorothy Trembley, he would become Step-Father to Greg, Barbara, Mary Gwen and Tim.

Late in life Bill would marry Patricia Ann Rowell.

Bill was most recently a parish member at St. Faustina Catholic Church in Warren, Mi.

Bill is survived by his sister Eleanor, his children Barbara Jean, David and Mary Ann. Two Grand Sons and a Grand Daughter and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

U.S. Navy Military Honors to be presented on Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. 

Visitation Monday, September 27, 2021 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Graveside Service, Monday, September 27, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at Resurrection Cemetery, 18201 Clinton River Road.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Sunday
September 26, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Christopher Ross Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc.
26429 Gratiot Avenue
Roseville, MI 48066

Visitation
Monday
September 27, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Christopher Ross Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc.
26429 Gratiot Avenue
Roseville, MI 48066

© 2021 Christopher Ross Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy