Beverly — William F. Brodbine of Beverly died July 1, 2013, in Beverly, Mass. He was born April 7, 1958, in Lynn, Mass., to the late Francis and Jean (Hornblower) Brodbine. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College, graduating magna cum laude. Bill enjoyed skiing with his family and spending time at their family home on Lake Winnipesaukee. He also enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, N.J. Bill was an avid Red Sox fan. He volunteered with Odyssey of the Mind (OM)/Destination Imagination (DI). He was a friend of Bill W.
He is survived by his children, Lauren of Langhorne, Pa., and Eric and Matthew of Windham, N.H.; his former wife, Marianne; his brother, James and wife, Susan, of Beverly; granddaughter, Harper Jean Perry of Langhorne; two nieces and two nephews; as well as his longtime friend, Richard Buchanan and his wife, Susan, of Swampscott, Mass.
ARRANGEMENTS: Private services were held at Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, Lynn. Donations may be made in Bill’s memory to The William Brodbine Memorial Fund, c/o TD Bank, 55 Dodge St., Beverly, MA 01915. All donations will be gifted to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), or to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, c/o St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 253 Cabot St., Beverly, MA 01915. For online register book, please visit www.cuffemcginn.com.