In Memory of




Obituary for William James Winfrey

William James Winfrey, 80, beloved husband for 21 years of Phyllis (Woodmansee) Winfrey, of Stillman Road, North Stonington, passed away at the Westerly Hospital on Thursday, November 23, 2023.

Born in Norwich, he was the beloved son of the late Margo Daly and Robert Winfrey.

William worked for the Dept. of Transportation for the State of Connecticut for many years until his retirement. He was an avid Boston Celtics fan who thoroughly enjoyed the sport of Kings.

In addition to his wife, William leaves behind his son William P. Winfrey and his wife Linda of Westerly; and his cousins Florence Daly of Hamden, CT and Patrick Dougherty of Manchester CT.

All services are private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in charge of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit