William E. Bruggman, 72, of Batavia formerly of Alexander passed away Thursday February 5, 2015 at United Memorial Medical Center. He was born on November 29, 1942 in Batavia to the late Earl (Josephine Tenney) Bruggman. He is preceded in death by his son John Joseph Bruggman.
Mr. Bruggman worked as a Safety Inspector for New York State Department of Transportation prior to retirement. He was very active in the community. He was a Alexander Town Councilman, past Democratic Chairman for the Town of Alexander and State Democratic Committee member as well as a lifelong member of St. Vincent’s de Paul in Attica. He was also a member of the Greater Rochester Spina Bifida Association as well as Spina Bifida of the Niagara Frontier.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years next month Connie Bruggman of Batavia; children Scott Bruggman, Beth (Beau) Matney of North Carolina, Thomas Bruggman of Bethany, Michael (Courtney) Bruggman of Batavia, Greg Bruggman of Batavia; grandchildren Brandi and DeAnna Bruggman, Christopher, Brandon (Theresa) and Ryan Williams, Chris Matney, John and Jack Bruggman; special friends Barry (Alison) Sheppard, Gerry (Christine) Henden and the cottage owners at Java Lake.
There will be no prior calling hours. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Greater Rochester Spina Bifida Association www.grsba.org or Spina Bifida of the Niagara Frontier PO Box 50 Williamsville, New York 1243. For more information please call 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit www.marleyfuneralhome.com. Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street Attica, New York 14011.