William John Kottage, Jr., 54, of Northford passed away Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Montgomery Village, Maryland.  He was the devoted husband of Karen Kloap Kottage for twenty-five years.  William was born in New Haven on May 30, 1960; son of William John Kottage, Sr. and Grace DeFilippo Kottage. He was the proud father of William John Kottage III and Brandon Michael Kottage.  Bill obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Haven and had worked as Project Manager for Fannie Mae in Washington D.C.  William was a member of the Delta Chi Fraternity. In his free time, William enjoyed traveling and cooking.  He was also a lifelong avid skier. Bill leaves behind his loving sister Cheryl Kaszeta (Leo),  and his brothers James Kottage (Michelle) (NHFD) and  Paul Kottage (Serina). Bill was predeceased by his sister, Janice.  “Uncle Bill” was also adored by his nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to meet directly at St. Monica Church, 1331 Middletown Avenue, Northford on Tuesday morning at 11:00 to attend a Mass of Christian burial and are also invited to attend the committal services immediately following in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Monday from 4 to 8 pm at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue.