William Nightingale

William Nightingale

TORONTO — William E. “Bill” Nightingale, 75, of Toronto, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville.

Born Oct. 1, 1941, in Toronto, he was the son of the late James Edward Nightingale and Ruth Eleanor (Douds) Nightingale.

A member of the Toronto Wesleyan Church, he was a 1959 graduate of Toronto High School. Mr. Nightingale retired as a lineman from Ohio Bell Telephone Co.

Survivors include his daughters: Dianna Lynne Nightingale of Chandler, Ariz., Jann Ellen Deku of Elsmere, Ky., Joan Elaine Royer of Waynesburg, Ohio, Darla Sue Nightingale of Wellsville, and Denise Ann Sczruba of Wintersville; eight grandchildren; and a brother, Rev. Richard Nightingale of East Aurora, N.Y.

Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at Clarke Funeral Home,  Toronto.

The funeral service is 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the funeral home, with Rev. Robert Benesh officiating. Interment follows at Sugar Grove Union Cemetery.