Bill Pappou Drew Obituary

William (Pappou) Drew passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, June 23, 2016. William is predeceased by his wife Linda A. Drew and parents Garvin and Lillian Drew.

William is lovingly remembered by his sister Nancy and Brother Robert Drew; daughter Cindi Baker, son-in-law Steven Baker, and grandchildren; Christina, Ariana, Carolyn, Noel and Kianna.

William was born in Los Angeles, Calif., and received his under graduate degree from Norwich Academy in 1958, and Master's Degree from MIT in 1962. He became a 1st Lt. in the US Army in 1962.

William's passions were Family, Community, Children and History. It was rare to attend a community event where you wouldn't find Bill present or involved. He was involved in many organizations over the years to include: The New Castle Historical Society, Youth Groups, Destination Imagination, Men's Groups, Pease Greeters, Church Choir and more. He also authored his famous website, The New Castle Post which promoted upcoming Community Events and local Pot Luck Suppers.

He was well respected and loved by so many people over the years. We will miss his dedication to society, his wisdom, and sharp wit.

In Lieu of a services William decided he would prefer to have a "Celebration of Life" gathering. This will be on August 28, at the New Castle Common from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details to follow.