William Thomas Gorman

William Thomas Gorman, age 90, of Bruceton Mills, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at WV Veterans Nursing Facility. William was born in Philadelphia, PA on January 13, 1927, a son of the late William Thomas Gorman, Jr. and Genevieve Shultz-Hayes Gorman.

William proudly served his country during WWII in the US Army and was a prison guard at the Nazi Trials in Nuremberg, Germany. In his free time, William enjoyed music; playing guitar, harmonica, and writing country western songs.

William is survived by his daughter; Erika Dolente and husband Robert of NJ; sons, Franz Gorman and wife Leslie Ann Copley Gorman of Bruceton Mills and Friedrick Andrew Gorman of Philadelphia; 9 grandchildren; and several great and great great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by his wife, Teresia Staudenmier Gorman; daughter, Ursula Choski; 2 sisters; and 2 brothers.

In honoring William’s wishes, McCulla Funeral Home has provided cremation services. A memorial service will be held at the WV Veterans Nursing Facility, Clarksburg, on Friday, April 28, 2017 between 3:30 pm and 4:00 pm. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCUlla.com