William N. Sorel
Brooklyn – William N. “Bill” Sorel, 86, formerly of Farrows St. in Putnam, died peacefully Saturday January 1, 2011 in the Pierce Memorial Baptist Home. He was the loving husband of Lorraine (Basinet) Boulet – Sorel for 41 years. Born in Quinebaug, CT he was the son of the late Aldric and Elsie (Piette) Sorel.
Mr. Sorel worked as a union carpenter for many years. He was also a self-employed auctioneer. He served in the Army during WWII. He loved collecting antiques and old western movies. He enjoyed gardening and “puttering” around his home.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a stepson, Russell Boulet of Brooklyn; many nieces and nephews and grand nieces and grand nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for William at 10:00 am on Friday January 7, 2011 in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Gilman Funeral Home is entrusted with his arrangements. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.