William (Bill) Ensigner, 81, Massena
Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 5:54 pm

William (Bill) Ensinger (“Pa”, “Wild Bill”, “Uncle Son”) - Sept 26, 1930 to Feb 10, 2012, age 81, passed away after the “long goodbye” of Alzheimer's.

He is survived by his children, Blair (Fran), Lori (Steve) Selenchik, Julie (Clay) Young and Elaine (Jim) Lemieux; their mother, Joyce (married 41 years); grandchildren Jasmin, Liz, Allyson, Bill, Andrew, CJ, Tina, Tyler and Abby; two great-grandchildren; and sisters Louise, Phyllis, Stell, and Billie.

He was a longtime member of Grace United Methodist Church, Massena. He served in the US Air Force. He was employed at General Motors for over 50 years. He was also a former Scoutmaster of Troops 17 in Twin Rivers and 11 in Helena.

He was an inventor, musician, fisherman and hunter but was best at being a Dad and Grandpa.

Funeral services for Bill Ensinger will be held Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church with Rev. Jeff Aiosa presiding. Calling Hours will be held Thursday, Feb 16, 2012 at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. with the F&M Lodge 513 services beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Internment at the convenience of the family. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org).

Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com.