William Joseph Barone, age 49, of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, February 11th, 2021.
Will grew up in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey and in Cooperstown, New York. He is a graduate of Salve Regina University and a sales executive at Entercom Communications.
Will was an extraordinary soul that touched the lives of everyone he met. He was a role model for all who knew him and in the words of his closest friends, he was the most selfless human. Will went through life's ups and downs with the warmest smile, utmost positivity, widest arms, and biggest heart. We love Will more than words can tell and may the four winds blow him safely home.
He is survived by his beloved wife Robyn, adored son Joseph William, his mother Anne Barone, his brother Charles (Beth) Barone, sister Chrisann (Michael) LaPorte, mother-in-law Marie Perrette, sister-in-law Corin (Jason) Eckel, and nieces and nephews Michael, Joanna, Christian and Alexander, along with numerous beloved uncles, aunts, and cousins; he joins his father Joseph F Barone in Heaven.
Visiting hours are Monday, February 15th from 2pm to 7pm at Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481, www.vpfh.com. Memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 16th at 10:30am at St Paul Church, 200 Wyckoff Ave, Ramsey, NJ 07446. Burial will follow at the Maryrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to: Joseph Barone College Fund, Bleakley Financial Group, 100 Passaic Ave, Suite 300, Fairfield, NJ 07004, Attn: Frank Lepore, Checks payable to : Joseph Barone.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of William J Barone, please visit our floral store.