William J. Elig, Sr.


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William J. Elig Sr, 75, of Ogdensburg, NJ passed away on Feb. 12, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born in Manhattan, NY and moved to Ogdensburg in 1975. He was a proud member of the United States Air Force from 1965-1969. Bill was an employee of AT&T then becoming Nynex for 31 years retiring in 1994. In 1995 he joined the Ogdensburg Post Office then the Oak Ridge Post Office retiring in 2010. Bill was a giving person in his community and even at the end he donated his corneas and tissue so he could make someone’s life better. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Clare who passed in 2008. William is survived by his devoted children: Jennifer Elig of Rockaway, NJ; William Elig Jr and his wife Dana of Sparta; Scott Elig of Andover, NJ; and Daniel Elig and his wife Ashley of Sparta, NJ. He is also survived by his loving grandchildren: Jaxon, Jade, Tyy, and Grant; sister Shirley Durfee and her husband Doug of Hicksville, L.I. and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call Monday, Feb. 18, from 3-7pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral service will be held at 11am Tuesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Northern New Jersey Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Sparta. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to: Wounded Warriors.



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