William “Billy” Thomas Pulz, 57 of Cary, NC, formerly of Newburgh, entered into eternal rest at home on Monday, November 27, 2017. The son of Gloria (Waldman) Pulz and the late William Pulz, Sr, he was born January 22, 1960 in Newburgh.

William attended Sacred Heart Elementary School, Epiphany High School, graduating from Newburgh Free Academy in 1978, and worked as an Engineering Technician for Cree. Billy enjoyed all kinds of sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys Football (a love that began with his favorite Uncle Bob), the NY Yankees and Nascar racing. He enjoyed gardening and wood working. Billy’s happiest days were spent in the sun near the beach, the most cherished of those were exploring the peaceful islands of the Florida Keys.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife Nancy, at home; two sons, Tyler Pulz of Cary, NC and Kyle Pulz of Newburgh; his sister Jeanmarie Tigar of New Windsor; nieces and nephews, Brent and Jennifer Tigar of Myrtle Beach, SC, Jamie and Anthony Brooks of New Windsor, Kristi Tigar of New Windsor; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, great nephews and niece.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Saturday, December 9, Sacred Heart Church, Newburgh, with Msgr. Thomas P. Sandi, celebrant. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Baptist Health Foundation in support of rebuilding the Fisherman’s Hospital, Marathon FL, which was destroyed by the recent hurricane. Checks may be mailed to Fisherman’s Community Hospital c/o Mariners Hsp. 91500 Overseas Hwy., Tavernier, FL 33070.