It is with great sadness that the family of William Michell Pruliere announces his passing after a brave battle with Pancreatic Cancer, on Monday, May 31, 2021, at the age of 89 years, with his loving wife Jacqueline by his side. Bill was hired by the Polymer Research Department & Polysar Divisions and retired from Nova Corporation. He enjoyed all seasonal sports, including umpiring, refereeing, and especially curling. He had the pleasure of skipping a Canadian Legion, BR #176, Forest Senior rink to two Provincial Curling Championships. Bill was a past manager of the Sarnia City League New Democrats Softball Team and past President of Polymer Employee’s Recreation Association. He took great pride in hosting an annual Polymer retiree Christmas luncheon and was a proud member of the Strangway Centre and Sarnia Legion Branch #62 Bridge Clubs.
William will be forever remembered by his wife of 68 years, Jacqueline (Forbes), his late son Steven (2003 and his wife Sue Pruliere, daughter Michelle Lawrentz and her late husband Joel (2007), son David Pruliere and his wife Elaine, daughter Sandra McAleese and her husband Patrick. He was the proud grandfather of Bryan, Mike, Tom and Rob Pruliere, Shari and William Lawrentz, Jennifer and Gerard Pruliere, Kyle and Connor McAleese and step grandchildren Scott Serre and Michelle Soulard. Brother of the late Jean Croxall and her husband Ross, Brenda Croxall, Laurie Mason and Doug Croxall. William also leaves behind 15 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. He will be fondly remembered by his Guardian Angel, Sandra Wardell. The family wishes to extend a very special thank you to Doctor Lilley and the caring staff in the Palliative Care Unit at Bluewater Health. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to the Red Cross or The Inn of the Good Shepherd. The Arrangements are entrusted to the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre (102 N. Victoria St, Sarnia, ON, N7T 5W9). Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through www.djrobb.on.ca