William George Sager of Burdett passed away at home on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the age of 76.

Bill was born in Seneca Falls on March 7, 1938, a son of the late Donald and Helen (Royce) Sager. He worked various places over the years and was an excellent carpenter. An outdoorsman at heart, Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, and loved vegetable and flower gardening.

Bill is survived by his longtime companion, Janette Allen; a son James (Cathie) Sager; four daughters, Susan (James) Cole, Donna (David Parker) Sprouse, Janet (Michael McWhorter) Sager, and Helen Orlando and his extended family, Suzanne and David Allen; ten grandchildren, Raleigh and Racheal Sprouse, Brandon and Bridgette Cole, and Aaron Tyler and James Trever Sager, Adam, Sofia, Jake and Julia; and a brother, Donald Sager. In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Smith.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Ness-Sibley Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Trumansburg.

The family asks those who wish to make a contribution in Bill’s memory to kindly consider the Burdett Fire Department, PO Box 238, Burdett, NY  14818 or CareFirst Hospice, 11751 East Corning Road, Corning, NY 14830.