William G. Tappert of New Rochelle, NY died March 4, 2019 at 86 years of age.
Born in New Rochelle, to Margaret Weingart Tappert and Gustav A. Tappert.
He lived in New Rochelle all his life. He served in the military as a Corporal, in Germany. He married Madeline Foote in North Marshfield, Massachusetts in 1961.
Mr. Tappert was the Aquatic Director and Swim Team Coach at the New Rochelle YMCA. After leaving the YMCA, he worked at Best Oil in Mt Vernon. He also loved working in his back yard garden, enjoying the many vegetables and flowers grown there.
Mr. Tappert is survived by his wife, Madeline, and several nieces and nephews throughout the country.
Mr. Tappert was a member of St. Luke’s Church, and the grandson of the late Rev. Dr. C. Reinhold Tappert, former pastor of St. Luke’s. Later he was also a member of St. Johns Church in Mamaroneck.
Visitation will be at George T. Davis Funeral Home, 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle on Thursday, March 7 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. A service will be at St. Luke’s Church, 95 Eastchester Rd. New Rochelle, NY on Friday March 8th at 11:00 am. Interment will be Private.