William A. Floyd, 89
He was the beloved husband of Lena (Caruso) Floyd; loving father of three daughters, Kathleen Ford and her husband Richard of Marlborough, Maria Newell of Medway, and Evelyn Matusek and her husband Jim of Peabody; the loving grandfather of five grandchildren, Desiree, Kevin, Christopher, Brandon, and Jason; and three great-grandchildren, Caden, Liam and Olivia. He was also survived by one sister, Betty Stratton and her husband Merrill of Westborough, and was predeceased by one grandson, Shane.
Mr. Floyd was born in Wesleyville, PA, the son of the late Richard A. and Ada (Hayes) Floyd, and lived in Marlborough the last 28 years. He was a decorated veteran of the United States Navy, serving in WWII in the European, African and Middle Eastern campaigns.
Mr. Floyd went on to work as a foreman for the former Data General for many years, and was a longtime member of the Siloam Masonic Lodge in Westborough.
At the request of the family, funeral arrangements are private. Arrangements are under the direction of the William R. Short and Son Funeral Home (www.shortfuneral.com) of Marlborough.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.com.
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