William G. Herguth, a lifelong resident of Tarrytown passed away on February 15, 2018. He was born in Tarrytown on January 10, 1946 to Katherine Rose Herguth and Henry E. Herguth. He was predeceased by his first wife Margaret A. Corry who passed away in 1983. Together they had two sons who survive. In 1986 by a remarkable occurrence he met Elizabeth A. Guarini. They were married June 6, 1987. Bill cherished “Lizzie” who survives him. He is also survived by his son Patrick W. Herguth (Sunny), grandsons Aidan M. Herguth and Logan W. Herguth of Sudbury, MA and his son Daniel T. Herguth (Amy) and granddaughter Sydney Katherine Herguth of Tarrytown. Bill was very proud of his sons. Bill’s sister Sally M. Herguth of Tarrytown also survives him. He was predeceased by his brother Edward M. Herguth.
On May 16, 1967 he was appointed to the Tarrytown Police Department and he held the position of Police Officer, Detective, Sergeant and Lieutenant, a position he held for 28 years. He was in charge of the Field Services Division that encompassed the civil division and all major criminal cases. He retired in 2016. He enjoyed his work and always considered it very rewarding. He was a member of the PBA of Westchester County, the Police Emerald Society of Westchester and the Westchester County Detectives Assn. He was also a 54 year member of the Tarrytown Fire Department serving with Washington Engine Co. #2.
There will be no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday (today) at Transfiguration Church in Tarrytown at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.