07/16/19 3:26pm

William (Bill) Beresford of Mattituck died June 22 at Peconic Bay Medical Center. He was 86. Mr. Beresford was born May 26, 1933, to Rose (McCurgan) and Henry Beresford in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Bill graduated from Brooklyn Prep School in Bay Ridge in 1951 and Fordham University in 1955. He served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps in Hawaii. Bill was a member of the Hawaiian major leagues for the Marine Corps baseball team and tried out for the New York Yankees and Boston Braves. (more…)