William J. Fleischmann of Rancho Santa Fe
Born May 17, 1923, in Carlstadt, NJ, Bill passed away at home on June 16, 2012, after a long illness. Bill is survived by his beloved wife Caroline, his son Jim and wife Pat of New Jersey, two grandchildren, Douglas and Meredith of California, sister Dorothy and husband Ed of Rancho Santa Fe, and many nieces and nephews.
Bill had a career for 35 years at the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, before retiring to Florida and then moving to California. He was an avid sportsman and loved fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed eating fine food from his and Caroline’s garden. One special birthday, he was gifted with a magnificent Lowrey Organ, at which he spent many happy hours. He will be dearly missed by all. The family plans a celebration of life in the near future.