William Christopher Singleton, 60, died peacefully surrounded by family Feb. 20 after a brief illness.
The beloved husband of Anne Glynn Hillenbrand and devoted father of Glynn Marie Singleton was born in Summit, N.J., Aug. 30, 1952, the third of four children of William F. and Mary D. Singleton.
He is survived by his mother, his sister, Pamela, and his two brothers, Peter and Jamie.
He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1974 and from The Delbarton School in 1970.
He began his career with Community Counseling Services and later worked for the Archdiocese of New York in philanthropic services. From there, he joined Merrill Lynch working for its Trust Co.
He was involved in a number of philanthropic organizations, including: Jersey Battered Women's Services of Morris County; Partners for Women and Justice; and the St. Christopher's Inn.
He was also a member of various clubs, including: Gasparilla Inn & Club, Boca Grande; Walloon Lake Country Club, Walloon Lake, Mich.; Morris County Country Club, Morristown, N.J.; and the Salmagundi Club, N.Y.
A wake will be held at Gallaway & Crane Funeral Home, Basking Ridge, N.J. between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25.
A funeral Mass is scheduled at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Church of Christ the King, Blue Mill Road, New Vernon, N.J.
In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation to either: Jersey Battered Women's Services of Morris County, P.O. Box 1437 Morristown, NJ 07962; or Partners for Women and Justice, 60 South Fullerton Avenue, No. 106 Montclair, NJ 07042.