William Hrapchak (Bill), 76, of Boca Raton, FL died on March 1st, 2020 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Karen of 53 years and his son Robert of New York City, daughter Laura and son in law Keith Royle from Parkland, FL as well as his grand “furbaby” Paddington. He is also survived by his brother Paul Hrapchak and nieces from Maryland as well as his sister in law Barbara Brown and nieces from Iowa.
Bill was born in Turtle Creek, PA on June 25th, 1943 and graduated from Loras College with a Bachelor’s Degree. He then went on to Iowa State University for a Masters in Human Factors Psychology and worked at IBM for his entire professional career. His later years were spent as a Sr. Business Planner after obtaining an Executive MBA from NYU. He was also involved in sculpting young minds through the Junior Achievement Program throughout his career.
Bill enjoyed golfing, swimming and especially traveling with his family and was always up for a good adventure. He was very involved in his Community even acting as Home Owner’s Association President for 15 years.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church on Thursday March 5th at 10:00 am located at 21689 Toledo Rd in Boca Raton, FL. Reverend Driscoll will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers please either donate to Lynn Cancer Center or the St. Jude Music Ministry in Boca Raton as the music program was one of Bill’s greatest enjoyments in recent years.
Special thanks to Dr. Alan Koletsky and Dr. Harold Richter for the special care throughout the years.
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