William R. Fuhrmann, 86, of New Port Richey, Florida, formally of Buffalo, New York, went to his homecoming with the Lord, Thursday, November 6th, 2014. Survived by his loving wife of 66 years Theresa Setlock Fuhrmann, Brother Edward Fuhrmann, Sister’s in law, Caroline Merriman and Barbara Fuhrmann. His 10 children, Kathie and Travis Poole, Peggy and Bob Wode, Michael and Terrie Fuhrmann, Theresa and Delbert Poole, William and Robin Fuhrmann, Jean Martz, Joseph Fuhrmann and Robin Graham, Peter and Joan Fuhrmann, Mary Alice Fuhrmann, Daniel and Shannon Fuhrmann. There are 21 Grandchildren, 22 Great Grandchildren, and 2 Great, Great Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was an active member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church in New Port Richey, Florida where he was a Eucharistic Minister and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. Formally in Cursillo, Marriage Encounter and Hospice Volunteer.
William has affected many people in this world; he was a compassionate, tough but fair, caring and passionate man. He was a man that anyone could look up to! He always impressed us with his love and patience in raising 10 children with Theresa. We often wonder how he could manage it all and still stay sane. He will always be our hero, and be forever in the hearts of his family and friends. We love you, rest in peace in the arms of Our Lord.
A Catholic Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Roman Catholic Church, 5340 High Street, New Port Richey, Florida, 34652 on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 10:00 AM. A Catholic Mass and Burial to be determined in the Spring of 2015, in Orchard Park, New York. Please join us in celebrating William’s life. In lieu of flowers , donations can be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace or Gulfside Hospice.