William “Bill” Filler, 65, of Beaver Falls, formally of Hopewell Twp., died peacefully in his home on September 6, 2018. Bill was born on Christmas Day 1952 in Pittsburgh, PA, to William and Mary (Matman) Filler.
Bill worked at LTV Steel until he became disabled by a mental illness in his mid-twenties. He struggled but agreed to participate in a new drug treatment in the 1990’s changing his and other’s lives. He lived his life as a gentle, loving, caring man and was an example for others with this illness. Bill was able to live independently and contently with the help of so many people associated with Mental Health
He is survived by his wife Carol Filler, brother Bob (Debbie) Filler, sons Casey and Joseph Filler and daughter, Kelly Cervi. He is also survived by his grandchildren Seth, Cassie and Abbi Cervi as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
The Family would like to thank Mental Health Association of Beaver County, BCRC, Harbor Point Housing, Supportive Services and all those who have supported Bill and his family throughout the years.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mental Health Association of Beaver County, 105 Brighton Avenue, Rochester, PA 15074
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Washington Funeral Home & Cremations, 1411 6th Avenue, Beaver Falls, PA.
Following the 4:00 p.m. visitation, a funeral service will be conducted, Pastor Marc de Jeu officiating.