William J. “Farmer Bill” Aul, 82, Juneau, formerly of Pittsburgh, passed away Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010, at his home.
Mr. Aul was born Jan. 11, 1928, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late Andrew Aul and Dorothy (Quallich) Aul.
June 14, 1960, he married Joan (Mueck) Aul, who survives, of Juneau.
He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Army.
He was a Chaplin for the Rossiter American Legion Post No. 582 and enjoyed gardening.
In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include four nephews, Paul Saunders, Tom Saunders, Mark Saunders and John Vaughn; two nieces, Mary June Woods and Kathy Saunders; two cousins, Pat Smith and Jim Walsh; many loving friends; and a special family friend who was like a son, Paul Hanley and wife Leslie of Punxsutawney.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, John Aul, Paul Aul and Brother Thomas Aul; and four sisters, Madeline Vaughn, Marion Saunders, Sister Thomas Aul and Dorothy Elster.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at noon today at the St. Paul Monastery in Pittsburgh with Fr. Donald Ware officiating.
Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pittsburgh.
Arrangements are under the direction of the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.