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DEMPSEY, William A.
DEMPSEY - William A. Retired UPS Manager Bill Dempsey, a former UPS Personnel and Operations Manager passed away on September 10, 2015 in Amherst, NY. Bill was a proud member of the first graduating class of Bishop Timon High School in 1950. He was a member of the Timon Baseball Team that won the NYS American Legion Championship played in Cooperstown. The next day, the team was wrongfully disqualified. Bill attended Canisius College, where he played baseball and hockey. After returning from the U.S. Army, he met and married Elizabeth "Betty" Burke. They raised a family of seven children: William, Patrick, Kevin, Mary, late Duffy, Timothy and Kerri. Bill joined UPS in 1963, where he had a number of managerial assignments that took he and his family to Jamestown and Elmira as the center manager. He returned to Buffalo in 1987 as Security Manager and retired in 1989. Bill was an ardent Notre Dame and Boston Red Sox supporter and golfer. He was also a member of the Blackthorne Club. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10 AM at Queen of Heaven Church.