Obituary for William Ario Sr.
William "Bruce" Ario, Sr. age 55, of Venus, Texas, formerly of Mantua, NJ, suddenly passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Born in Woodbury, NJ, he graduated from Clearview High School Class of 1980. He played all sports growing up and was in the Clearview H.S. Band, the Bonsal Blues, and the Hobo Band. Bruce was an avid Fisherman, and was also the Treasurer of the Mansfield Bass Masters.
He is survived by his son, William Bruce Ario, Jr. his parents, William H. Ario and Joan (nee Brazier), his sister, Terri Shaw & her husband Bobby of Carlisle, PA, and his loving companion, Kathryn Colyer and her family. Also he is survived by loving aunts, uncles and cousins.
Family and friends may visit from 10 am to 12 pm on Saturday, April 15th, at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ where funeral services will be held at 12 pm. Burial will follow at Wenonah Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, 1 Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691. Memories & condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com