Retiree William D. Shalvey

Retiree William D. Shalvey passed away on Friday, August 11th, 2017, at the age of 59.

He was the beloved husband of Lynne (Devine) Shalvey for 35 years.

A lifelong resident of Warwick, he was the son of the late Robert and Ellen (Clark) Shalvey. He was a graduate of Warwick Veterans Memorial High School.
Bill was a longtime member of IBEW Local 99, where he was a Master Electrician. He had also served in the United States Air Force and worked as a Lineman Foreman for Amtrak.

Bill was passionate about giving back to the community. He served as Chairman of the Local 99 Executive Board, wired homes for Habitat For Humanity, volunteered for Rebuilding Together and the West Bay Community Action's marketplace. Bill was a lover of dogs who enjoyed spending time with his furry pals Sam and Jerry. He was also a Harley Davidson enthusiast who enjoyed road trips and kayaking with his friends.

Bill was the Proud Father of Caitlin Traversie (Dana) and Kelly Shalvey (Dan); Loving Gramps to Owen and Hazel Traversie; and brother of Robert, Jr., Carol, Ellen Mary, John, Joseph, Stephen, and Maureen and the late Patricia. He leaves many nieces, nephews, and friends.