William J. Pflum

William J. Pflum

William J. “Bill” Pflum passed away suddenly Aug. 3, 2018 at the age of 58 in Austin, Texas.

Bill was born Feb. 22, 1960, in Riverhead, N.Y. and was predeceased by his father, Dr. John W. Pflum. Bill lived in Jamesport, N.Y. attended St. John’s Elementary School, Mercy High School (Class of 1978) and graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. in 1982. While in high school and college he played sports and excelled in basketball and­­­­­ baseball.

Bill had a long and successful career in the computer software industry, with over 30 years of experience in sales and business development working for start-ups to well-established industry leaders. During his career he lived and worked in New York City, San Francisco, and moved to Austin with his family in 2005. Bill also did volunteer work for the homeless in Austin.

Bill is survived by his children, Dylan (15), Taylor (12), and their mother Margo Pflum of Austin; his mother, Jeanne Pflum of Jamesport; brother, Jeff Pflum and his wife, Jodi Pflum of Wrentham, Mass.; sisters Amy Ellwood of Las Vegas, Nev. and Janice Bays of Jamesport. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services were held Aug. 9 in Austin.

Donations in Bill’s memory may be made to Maureen’s Haven homeless outreach, 28 Lincoln St., Riverhead,

Remembrances may be left at

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