Obituary: William Cirullo

Bill Cirullo obituaryWilliam Cirullo of Pennington died Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro.He was 67.

Bill was born and raised in Princeton and moved to Pennington in 1977. He was the principal for more than 30 years at Riverside Elementary School and, prior to that, he was a teacher for more than 16 years. Bill was also a longtime football and lacrosse coach at Princeton High School.

Son of the late Carmen and Edith (Southard) Cirullo, he is survived by his wife of 44 years, Susan E. (Tiffenbach) Cirullo; son, William D. Cirullo Jr.; daughter, Casey Cirullo Upson and son-in-law, Lionel Upson; two brothers, Carmen and Charles Cirullo, and two granddaughters, Morgan and Barrett Upson.

The funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19, at Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, in Princeton. A private burial will follow. Friends may call on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, in Princeton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bill Cirullo Princeton Kids Fund, 320 Hale Street, Pennington, NJ 08534.