William Cintani Obituary, Death – On December 10, 2022, William R. “Bill” Cintani, who had lived in Lincoln all his life, passed away at the age of 70. Ellwood City, Pennsylvania was the location where James and Ellen (Passante) Cintani welcomed their first child into the world on July 27, 1952. 1970 marked the year of graduation for Pennsbury High School, which is located in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania. The year 1974 saw Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, award a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 1978, the individual started working at Mapes Industries in Lincoln. In 1986, he became the owner and operator of the company, and he was responsible for guiding it through an extended period of expansion that lasted until the year that he died.
The individual passed away in the year that he was responsible for guiding the company through the expansion. On the boards of Hampton Enterprises, Inc., Nelnet, Inc., and Assurity, Inc., he served as a director at various times. He was a member of many community boards, as well as non-profit and charitable boards, such as the Lincoln Community Foundation, Bryan Hospital, Bryan Heart, the Chancellor’s Board of Counselors at UNMC, Junior Achievement, LIBA, the Lincoln Economic Recovery Task Force, and Vision 2015. He also served as the chairman of the Lincoln Community Foundation.
In his spare time, he enjoyed playing golf, and throughout his career, he recorded four holes in one. He also spent his summers fishing in Lake Vermillion, Minnesota, and in 2018, the Minnesota Fishing Museum Hall of Fame recognized him as a Master Angler, joining his late father, who was also recognized as a Master Angler. Bill Cintani’s wife of 35 years and resident of Lincoln, Marilyn Cintani, is the only person he leaves behind when he passes away. Other survivors include his brother, James Cintani, who lives in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania; his four children and their spouses, all of whom live in Lincoln; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Ellen and Mike Armes of Wrightstown, Pennsylvania, and Karen and Dean Jefferys of Newtown, Pennsylvania; and his five grandchildren, Greyson Frantz, Eleanor Cintani, Kennedy Frantz, and Michael Cintani. Before he was even born, both of his parents as well as his sister Susan Slack had already passed away.