William J. Biché, 83, passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home in Chestnut Hill, Pa. on Feb. 23, 2013. Bill was born on April 14, 1929 in Evans Mills, N.Y. to Delos and Minnie (Wood) Biché. He graduated in 1950 from Syracuse University. On May 9, 1953 he married his high school sweetheart, Annette E. Andrews in Syracuse, N,Y. Together they had 8 children. Bill worked at The Easy Washer Co., General Electric and Eastman Kodak Co. Bill was predeceased by their daughter Alice and his sister Sally. He is survived by his wife and seven children; Peter and Ginger (Woolridge) Biché; Elizabeth and Leo Caprini; Martha and Michael Lahr; David and Doris (Halsey) Biché; Mark and Melanie (Babiak) Biché; Maryanna and Will Seccombe; Greg and Heather (Williams) Biché; and 19 grandchildren. On March 16, 2013, at Our Mother of Consolation Catholic Church, 9 East Chestnut Hill Ave., Philadelphia, Pa., the family will be receiving guest at 9:00 A.M. with the funeral mass at 10:30 A.M. Remembrances may be made to the Alice Marie Biché fund at the School of the Holy Childhood: 100 Groton Parkway, Rochester, N.Y. 14623 (www.holychildhood.org).