EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

May 16, 2013

William “Billy” G. Klier, 57


Sandown, NH — William “Billy” G. Klier, 57, of Sandown, N.H., died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Lawrence General Hospital while surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Joanne C. (Connors) Klier, to whom he was married for 17 years.

Billy, son of the late William J. and Leonita A. (LaCarubba) Klier, was born in Methuen on April 24, 1956. He was educated in the Methuen school system. He worked as a chef and a bartender at the Tally Ho in Methuen for over 15 years and then as a chef at Ralph’s Restaurant in North Andover until his retirement. In his free time, Billy enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, cooking, and playing cards. He also enjoyed taking motorcycle rides on his Harley Davidson and was an avid New England Patriots fan.

In addition to his wife, Billy will be deeply missed by his son, Eric Klier of Hampstead, N.H.; daughter, Heather Klier of Hampstead, N.H.; three sisters, Sheila Daves and her husband, George, of Gainesville, Ga., Debra Rovinski and her husband, Richard, of Methuen, and Brenda Larocque and her husband, Robert, of Hudson, N.H.; brother, Bruce “Bubba” Klier and his wife, Priscilla; mother-in-law, Gilda Connors of Methuen; and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends will honor and celebrate Billy’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. At the request of the family, funeral services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Those who wish to remember Billy by making a memorial contribution in his memory are kindly asked in lieu of flowers to make a donation to the charity of one’s choice.

For directions or to share a condolence with the Klier family, please go to www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Klier family.