Obituary: William T. “Bill” Ames, Beloved Father And Grandfather 2024


Obituary: William T. “Bill” Ames

Obituary: William T. “Bill” Ames

95, of Readfield, formerly of Westborough, Mass., June 1

William T. “Bill” Ames, 95, of Readfield, formerly of Westborough, Mass., passed away peacefully on June 1, 2023. He was born in Worcester, Mass., on January 10, 1928, to the late William and Mary (Tobin) Ames.

Bill was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War. He was a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute and worked as a mechanical engineer for many years. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Legion.

Bill was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Mary (McCarthy) Ames, in 2019. He is survived by his children, William T. Ames Jr. and his wife, Susan, of Readfield, and Mary Ann Ames of Westborough, Mass.; his grandchildren, William T. Ames III and his wife, Sarah, of Readfield, and Emily Ames of Readfield; and his great-grandchildren, William T. Ames IV and Mary Margaret Ames of Readfield.

A funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church in Winthrop on June 8, 2023, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.