William M. Paige, 72 of Dunkirk passed away Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Watertown, N.Y., on June 21, 1950, the son of the late Maurice and Patricia Paige (O’Neil).
William is survived by his loving wife of almost 52 years, Dorothy (Hartman) Paige, whom he married on Oct. 24, 2070. He is also survived by their two children: daughter, Jennifer Foringer of Dunkirk and son, Daniel Paige of Des Moines; and the granddaughters he adored, Ashley and Miah Foringer of Dunkirk. William is survived by his loving siblings: Richard Paige, Diane (Robert) Brohman, Elizabeth (Joseph) Iannello, Jean Paige; and several nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased in death by siblings: Patricia Walsh and James Paige.
A graduate of McKinley High School in 1969 he joined the U.S. Navy and served in Vietnam.
Bill enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, sailing and hunting.
A memorial service will be held Nov. 5, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 328 Washington Ave., Dunkirk, NY 14048 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be at the Western New York National Cemetery in Corfu, NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Chautauqua County Hospice and Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Ave, Lakewood, NY 14750.
Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.