Obituary of William J. Cody, Jr.
William J. Cody, Jr., 81, of East Windsor, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Cambridge Rehabilitation and Senior Living in Moorestown, NJ.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Bill was a resident of East Windsor for 49 years. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1956-1960. Bill received an Associates of Applied Sciences Degree from Brooklyn College and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Rider University.
Bill retired from H & M International Transportation after 24 years of service. He served in the positions of Accountant, Accounting Manager and Assistant Controller. Bill was a devout member of St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church in Hightstown. Bill could always be found rooting for his beloved New York Giants on Sunday afternoons.
Bill was fiercely loyal to his loving family throughout his life. He was the son of the late, William J., Sr. and Frances (Gerlach) Cody. His beloved wife of 42 years, Rosemarie Cody preceded him in death on May 3, 2012. He is survived by his sons, Michael Sterling and wife, Betty, of Bordentown, NJ; Thomas C. Cody and wife, Amy, of Mountain Top, PA; his daughter, Theresa A. Cody Reller and husband, Tom, of Yardley, PA; and his five grandchildren, Trevor Sterling, Aiden and Dylan Reller; and Anna and Kathryn Cody.
Funeral services will begin on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 9:30 a.m. at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel, 136 Morrison Avenue, Hightstown, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church, 251 Franklin Street, Hightstown, NJ.
Cremation service will be private with an interment at the Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in North Hanover, NJ.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel, 136 Morrison Avenue, Hightstown, NJ.
Masks are optional for the visitation and funeral services of Mr. Cody.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made In Mr. Cody’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Foundation by visiting In Memory Of at inmemof.org.
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