William F. Steinen Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great-Grandfather.
William F. Steinen, 90, of Morris Township, NJ and Stuart, Fla., passed peacefully on May 13, 2013 surrounded by his family. Born in Newark, raised in South Orange, William also lived in Springfield, Short Hills, and Mendham before moving to Morris Township. He proudly served in the Army during WWII in Iceland from 1943-1945. Mr. Steinen was Chairman of the Board of the Wm. Steinen Mfg. Co. in Parsippany, NJ, which was founded in 1907 by his father, and was dedicated to continuing its success and growth. He was also one of the founding members of the Pilgrim Congregational Church in Warren, NJ. Bill was also a member of the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, the Parsippany Rotary, and the Salvation Army in Morristown. Bill was a graduate of Columbia High School in Maplewood and received his Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. Bill served on President’s Export Council for many years. He loved to play golf and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Norma Steinen,(nee Schmidt), father of William F. Jr., and his wife, Donna of Mendham, NJ, Carol S. Gayman and her husband Ben of Manchester, NH., Barbara S. Kirch and her husband Roy of Morristown, NJ and Nancy S. Burman and her husband Rick of Timonium, MD. He was the grandfather, affectionately known as “DaddyBill” to nine grandchildren, Eric, Becky, Megan, Katie, Anna, Jeffrey, Holly, Shep, and David, and thirteen great-grandchildren. He is survived by two sisters, Nancy Bridgeman and Mary Jane Friant. He is predeceased by a sister, Alma S. Jung.
The family will be accepting friends on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 4 to 7 pm at the Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St. Chatham. The service will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. The entombment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in William’s name may be made to Pilgrim Congregational Church, 105 Mountain Ave, Warren, NJ, 07059, or The Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Ave, Suite 251, Denville, NJ, 07834. For further information, or to send the family a condolence, please visit, www.www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.