He was married to Annette E. LeTendre with whom he celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary on February 23, 2015.
Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Joseph and Bernadette LeTendre. William grew up in the “Little Canada” section of Lowell.
He proudly served with the U.S. Air Force during Korean War.
William retired from Hanscom USAFB of Bedford in 1985, where he worked as a computer consultant. He had previously owned and operated LeTendre Printing of N. Chelmsford, Vinal Square Donut Shop of N. Chelmsford and Northeastern Video of Lowell. William was a local real estate agent for many years.
He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.
William was a member of the Club Lafayette of Lowell, the Chelmsford Elks, the Courthouse Racquet Ball Club and the D’Youville Manor Men’s Guild.
He enjoyed printing, golfing, spending time with his family, friends and being a volunteer for the Meals on Wheels program.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Joe and his wife, Marisa LeTendre of Marlboro and Bill and his wife, Darlene LeTendre of N. Chelmsford; daughter Claudette and her husband, Brad Galbraith of Northfield, NH; two brothers, Alfred and his wife, Georgette LeTendre of Lowell and Edward and his wife, Sharon LeTendre of Methuen; two sisters, Terry Descoteaux of Geneva, IL and Gertrude Desroches of Harvard; seven grandchildren; two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours Tues. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Wed. at 8A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial in the Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, the family wishes to have contributions made in his name to the Alzheimer’s Assoc. 480 Pleasant St. Watertown, MA 02472. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.