Mr. William M. McCartney '78

William Martin McCartney August 14, 1960 - December 18, 2016 William Martin McCartney 56, died Sunday December 18, 2016 at the University of Vermont Medical after a brief illness with his family by his side.
He was born August 14, 1960 in North Conway, NH to Sidney and Wilma (Martin) McCartney. He was a graduate of Vermont Academy class of 1978 and attended St. Michaels College. William worked in the hospitality field for many years. He enjoyed skiing, football, and hockey games but most of all spending time with his children. He told them he loved them and they were his best friends shortly before he passed. He is survived by his daughter Elizabeth Martin McCartney of Littleton, NH and his son William Singerly McCartney II of Middlebury Vt. Also by his longtime friends who he referred to as his brother and sister David and Patty Thibodeau, his loving dog Jake, several cousins and his ex-wife and friend Kathleen McCartney. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday January 7th, 2017 at 11 am at the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home located at 117 South Main Street, Middlebury VT. The Rev. Brett Cody, pastor of the Whiting Community Church will officiate. There will be a celebration of his life on January 28th, 2017 at the Inn at Whitefield, Whitefield, NH at 5pm. Memorial contributions may be made to Homeward Bound at 236 Boardman Street Middlebury, Vt 05753 or to the American Cancer Society New England Division at 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements are under the direction of the Sanderson-Ducharme Funeral Home. Online condolences at