Passed away unexpectedly at his home in Phoenix, Arizona on January 19, 2017. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. William retired from the practice of medicine in 2016. Attending physician at La Grange and MacNeal Hospitals in IL. Spent 40 years practicing medicine in Lyons, IL alongside his wife, Mary. William was a lifelong learner who had a vast array of interests – art, pinochle, politics, geology, movies, Disney, Halloween, comic books, but first and foremost he loved his family. Preceded in death by his parents, William and Eva. William is survived by his wife, Mary (née Murphy); his children, Susan Catton (Alex), William (Kimberly), Patrick (Brittany) and Wendy Karnia (James); his sister, Evon; and his grandchildren, Isabella, Gianna, Zachary and Evelina Catton; Alleena and Charlotte Wise; Madeline and Abigail Wise; and his ninth grandchild expected in June. A Visitation was held on Sunday, January 22, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 P.M., with a Rosary at 6:00 P.M., at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, in Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, January 23, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5045 E. Thomas Road, in Phoenix. “Ar dheas Dé go raibh a anam,” May his soul be on God’s right hand.