A memorial service was held at the Fritz Reuter Altenheim, North Bergen, for William Rechsteiner of North Bergen. He passed away at 94 on June 23. He was born in Switzerland but lived in Union City and North Bergen for most of his life. William was the owner of the W R Thread Cutting Co. in Union City for many years retiring several years ago. He served his country in the Army as a veteran of World War II. William was the husband of Hariett McNeal and the father of Kathi Stanhope and husband Hilary. He was the grandfather of Collin and Olivia as well as a member of the McNeal family. Services arranged by Leber Funeral Home, Union City.