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William J. Speed
William J. Speed

June 9, 1947 - June 9, 2019
Born in Hastings, Great Britain
Resided in Newton, New Jersey

Obituary

William J. Speed, 72, of Newton, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at Newton Medical Center.

Born in Hastings, Great Britain, William moved to Newton in 1986. He was a Forensic Bankruptcy Accountant for Speed Financial Services in Springfield. An “all-around
big-hearted man,” William enjoyed watching sports, playing golf and being around lots of friends.

The son of the late George P. and Johanna (nee Heffernan) Speed, William was also predeceased by his son, Charles W. Speed, on May 26, 2004. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Marlene Jill Nystrand Speed; his daughter, Cheryl L. Wilson of Scottsdale, Arizona; and his granddaughter, Lindsey T. Zurovchak of Holmdel.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High Street, Newton, followed by an 8 p.m. funeral service, also at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to Newton Medical Center Foundation, 175 High Street, Newton, NJ 07860.

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Visitation
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
8:00 PM





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