SELKIRK – William G. Shear, Sr. (Wilbur), 65, passed away
peacefully at home on Sunday, November 27, 2016 surrounded by his
loving family. Bill was a 30 year retiree of Conrail in Selkirk.
He loved to fly fish and ride his Side by Side. He also loved his
trip to Cheyenne, WY with Pam and spending time with his grandkids.
Survivors include his children, Jen (Will) Moore, William (Jen)
Shear, Jr., and Lauren Shear (Chris Peterson); step-daughter, Sarah
Ostrander; loving partner, Pam Ostrander; grandchildren;
Savannah, Taylor (Garrett), Makenzie, Addison, Jessie (James) Cayden
and Shattarah; great-grandson, Carson; brothers, Mark (Sharon) and
Brian (Pat) Shear; several nieces and nephews; and his best
friend, Larry Albano. Bill was predeceased by his parents, Mosher
and Peggy Shear.
A celebration of Bill’s life will be held at a later date at
the Halfway House in Ravena. Contributions in memory of Bill may be
made to the
American Cancer Society.