BANGOR- William Schiller, 82, died Aug. 8, 2005, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Nov. 18, 1922, in Jamaica, N.Y., the son of Gustav and Bella (Grocoff) Schiller. William served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II on Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester and Peleliu. He retired from Mary Haven School for the handicapped in New York State and remained active with several organizations. He was the chaplain of the Mercury Detachment of the Marine Corps League for 20 years in Long Island, N.Y. He was a former commander of the Norman N. Dow VFW Post No. 1761, a member of the James W. William American Legion Post No. 12, BPOE No. 244, all of Bangor, and the Forty and Eight. He was an avid bingo player, enjoyed traveling and the company of his family. He is survived by his wife, Carol Schiller of Bangor; two sons, William Schiller Jr. and his wife, Helen, of California, Paul Schiller and his wife, Linda, of Orono; two grandchildren, Paul and Derek Schiller; a brother, Frank Schiller of New York; sisters, Joan Schiller and Betty Clark, both of Florida, along with several nieces and nephews, a very special niece Adriana Sorrentino. He is also survived by his second family, Jean Redmond of Naples, Bruce Redmond of Casco, Jim Yates and his wife, Trish, of Standish, Jennifer and her husband, Chad Reynolds of Bangor, and Robert Yates of Casco. He was lovingly known as “PA” to his six step-grandchildren, Chelsea, Whitney, Courtney, and Anna Yates, and Matthew and Abby Reynolds; and two special cat companions, Fancey and Lego. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothea Schiller. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Harvey Segal and his nurse Teresa for their loving care. A service of remembrance will be celebrated 1 p.m. Thursday Aug. 11, 2005, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with the Rev. Clayton Blackstone officiating. A military graveside service will be held 12 noon Friday at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Dr., Augusta. Gifts in his memory may be sent to CancerCare of Maine, care of Eastern Maine Charities, P.O. Box 404, Bangor, ME 04402; and/or to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. <>