William J. McCafferty
November 14, 1941 – June 17, 2020
Age 78. Preceded in death by parents, William P. and Agnes W. McCafferty. Survived by wife, Mary P. McCafferty; daughter, Colleen Thiele (Ted); son, Mike McCafferty (Gretchen); stepdaughters: Sarah Walsh, Meghan and Ted Gilbert; stepson, Ryan Spinharney (Pearl); 20 grandchildren; sisters: Peggy Hoskins (Marty), Gerrie Zimmerman, Mary Nastase, Kathy Griffith (Dick); sister-in-law, Linda Boyd; brother-in-law, Bill Sage; nieces and nephews.
Attended Holy Angels Grade School, Holy Name High School, Creighton University – Omaha, NE, St. Lawrence College – Mt. Calvary, WI. He coached youth sports at Holy Angels and St. Richard’s Catholic Grade Schools in Omaha. In the 60’s and 70’s William helped for the Big 8 Football League of Omaha Catholic Grade Schools.
William served on the parish councils at both St. Richard’s and St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic Churches, the Keystone Baseball League Board of Directors and coached youth sports there for approximately 5 years as well as serving as the Sponsorship Coordinator of the league.
McCafferty worked in the security and investigative business for 40 years associated with Pinkertons National Detective Agency, McCafferty and Associates, Security International, Guardsman Security, Wells Fargo Guards Investigative Services, American Security and Allen and Associates.
Since 2010, Bill served as a greeter at Nebraska Medicine and the Home Depot.
VISITATION following CDC guidelines: Sunday, June 21st from 5pm to 7pm, at St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic Church (5419 N. 114th St.) followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, June 22nd, 10am, St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic Church. INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post #1. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Elizabeth Ann Catholic Church or Holy Name Catholic Church.