William Norman Czirr

OSWEGO, NY – William Norman Czirr, a resident of Oswego, passed away on Friday December 20, 2013.

He was born November 19, 1948, in Oswego to Charles and Elizabeth.

He is survived by mother Elizabeth; sister, JoAnn; first wife, Martha; his three sons, Karl (Jeanne), Matthew and William (Tara); his fiancé of two years, Nancy Wright; and stepson Kevin (Erin) Jones.

He graduated from Oswego High School in 1968.

He then joined the Army in June 1968, Army Ranger of the 1st Infantry Division.

He was an active member of the youth community as an Oswego Youth soccer coach and a Boy Scout leader with two sons that became Eagle Scouts.

He retired from SUNY Oswego as a janitorial supervisor in 2003.

He was an active member of the American Legion as Sargent of Arms, VFW as Commander and Adjutant, and member of the Moose Lodge #743.

He was an avid outdoorsman that taught his sons to love nature.

He also enjoyed all forms of art.

He was loved by all.

Memorial services will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the VFW Post 5885, 14 Bronson St., Oswego.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.