William L. DeSpirito

William L. DeSpirito, age 78, of Bridgeport, PA passed away on May 28, 2021 after a short illness. 

He was born in Norristown, PA on September 6, 1942, the son of the late William and Margaret (Sotera) DeSpirito of Bridgeport. 

Bill was a lifelong resident of Bridgeport.  He graduated from Bishop Kenrick High School in 1961. While he worked at Handy & Harman for more than 20 years his true passion was music. He played in several bands and was a DJ. Bill started Billy Dee Productions in 1980. He loved providing the music that would make weddings and parties truly fun!

After retiring, Bill found his second calling as a bus driver getting special needs children to school. He truly loved those kids and they loved him.  

Bill is survived by his wife of 45 years, Patricia E. (Gillespie) DeSpirito of Bridgeport; daughter, Maureen (& Alan) Ciemian of Lancaster, PA; son, William J. (& Balinda Vachula) DeSpirito of King of Prussia, PA; granddaughter, Brittny DeSpirito; three great grandchildren; as well as several cousins.   

His Memorial Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 11:30 AM in St. Teresa of Calcutta RC Church, 256 Swamp Pike, Schwenksville, PA 19473.  Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation on Wednesday morning from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM at the Church.  


Interment will be private and held at a later date.  


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to MusicWorks (musicworkswonders.org). MusicWorks provides music therapy services to restore, improve and maintain the quality of life of all individuals throughout the Delaware Valley who are challenged by autism, illness or aging.


Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA, (610) 828-0330.