William (Bill) Leo Mulreed
April 6, 1928 - February 7, 1928
William (Bill) Leo Mulreed, 90, husband of the late Vincenza (Vinnie) Mulreed, passed away on April 6, 2018. Bill was born in Stamford, CT on February 7, 1928 to the late Leo and Edith Greene Mulreed.
Bill attended Stamford High School, graduating in 1946. He married Vincenza (Vinnie) Vozzo on April 30, 1949. In 1950 he purchased property in New Canaan. Bill spent the next five years building the house that they would raise their children in. Bill and Vinnie lived in their home for 60 years.
Bill spent 20 years of his career with John Hancock Life Insurance. He was also an entrepreneur who owned rental properties, a pet store, and a Dairy Queen. He always had a project he was working on.
Bill was an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, boating, fishing, and scuba diving. To pursue his interests he traveled within and outside of the US. His favorite spots were Montana to hunt and Belize to scuba dive. Bill was lifetime member and a former Commodore of the Ponus Yacht Club in Stamford, CT.
Bill’s favorite place to be was at the cabin he built in New Hampshire. The cabin is still enjoyed by his family today. His passed his love of the outdoors on to to his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Bill is survived by his son William and wife Cris Ann of Wilton, his daughters Joann Nelson of Fairfield, and Pam Krause and husband John of Newtown. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, his sister Lorraine Pucci, and several nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his wife Vinnie, his parents, and his sisters Claire and Barbara (Bobby).
A celebration of his life will be held at 10:30 AM on June 2, 2018 at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Wilton CT. Reception to follow in the church hall.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to CT. Fund for the Environment (Save the Sound), 900 Chapel Street, Suite 2202, New Haven, CT. 06510 or Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 359 Spring Hill Road, Monroe, CT. 06468