William Dunbar: 1935-2016



    Bill Dunbar, 81, passed peacefully at HealthPark Hospital on April 18, 2016. He was born in Philadelphia and, at an early age, moved to New Jersey where he met and married Mary Ann (Poponi). They raised their family in Hilltop, NJ, and remained there until 1998 when they relocated to Fort Myers Beach upon retirement.

    An avid participant and coach in sports, Bill also enjoyed antiquing, specializing in toy trains. He was in high-rise construction all his adult life, changing the skyline of Philadelphia. Bill was a member of the Church of the Ascension on the Beach and was buried in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Chews Landing, NJ.

    Bill leaves behind Mary Ann, his wife of 60 years and their children:  Margie Kaback (William), William Dunbar (June), and Arthur Dunbar, as well as four grandchildren: Molly and Thomas Stager, Diana Urbani and Caitlin Dunbar, and two great grandchildren: Marina Koenig and Thomas Stager.

    For those wishing to honor Bill’s memory with a memorial donation, the family suggests Golisano Children’s Hospital in Fort Myers.