William J. Steinburg Jr.

09 Sep 2020 | 11:21

William “Bill” J. Steinburg Jr. of Monroe passed away on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at Garnet Health Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill. He was 77 years old.

The son of Regina M. Weaver and William J. Steinburg Sr., he was born on Aug. 8, 1943, in Oswego.

Bill loved sports. He was a multi-sport athlete in Oswego, where he once struck out 17 batters in a seven-inning game, as well as logging several no-hitters. Bill was a lifelong Syracuse Orange fan. He coached youth baseball and soccer and had a love/hate relationship with golf.

Bill joined the United States Army in 1962 and served during the Vietnam War era.

Bill was a self-employed insurance salesman in Richmond, Va. He was a member of the Church of the Epiphany in Midlothian, Va., where he also sang in the choir.

Bill is survived by a large and loving extended family which includes his children: William J. Steinburg III and his wife Judy of Los Angeles, California; Charles R. Steinburg and his fiancée Kathryn Schmidt of Los Angeles, California; Christine R. O’Neill and her husband Larry of Monroe; Caroline V. Besancon of Redding, Conn.; Elizabeth E. Steinburg and her fiancée Anthony Akers of Midlothian, Va.; and Anne N. Steinburg of Midlothian, Va. He is also survived by three brothers: Robert C. Steinburg of Edenton, N.C.; John E. Steinburg of Syracuse; and Lawrence A. Steinburg of Oswego.

Bill also leaves behind eight grandchildren: Billy, Katie, Korinne and Christy Fox; Olivia, Molly, and Cameron Besancon; and Lily Anne Steinburg; along with one great-grandchild, William J. Fox, III; and two nephews: Robert and Greg Steinburg.

Bill was also preceded in death by his first wife, Marian F. Kelleher, and is survived by his second wife, Kathleen E. Steinburg.

Friends and family may call from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14, at Smith, Seaman, and Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Ave., Monroe.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Sacred Heart Church, 26 Still Road, Monroe.

Cremation will take place at Cedar Hill Crematory in Middle Hope.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Building Homes for Heroes in Bill’s memory https://www.buildinghomesforheroes.org/

Arrangements by Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home (845-782-8185; www.ssqfuneralhome.com).