July 17, 1946 ~ December 7, 2022 (age 76) 76 Years Old


 WESTFIELD - With profound sadness, we announce the passing of William M. Cottengim Sr., 76. William was a loving devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He was born on July 17, 1946, in Albany, NY to the late William Homer Cottengim and Catherine Mary (Dugan) Cottengim.

William’s life revolved around his beloved wife and their three grandchildren. William loved his family and instilled superior values in his grandkids.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 34 years, Laurina M. Cottengim, his two stepdaughters Stacey Tylenda and Serena Tylenda, his grandchildren, Tiffany Gibson and her partner Josh, Eric Gibson and Giabella M. Gibson and her dog Fifi, and his family dogs Jessie and Roxy, along with many other family members and friends.

William’s family extends a special thank you to Dr. Graziano and his staff Joanne, Danielle, and Sara.

All services for William are private and have been entrusted to Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077. To express condolences to the family please visit Williams’s memorial page at

We love and will miss you forever Pa! As he would say to his loving wife “I will always love you until we meet again”.  

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