William John “Bill” Hotter, age 80, died at St. Peter’s Hospital,
During his time with the NYPD, Bill worked undercover Narcotics, was on the security details for both NYC Mayor Ed Koch and NYPD Commissioner Benjamin Ward, and was a bagpiper with the Pipes & Drums of the NYPD Emerald Society, accompanying them on an eventful tour of
Survivors include his sons, William Paul, Eric John (Beth), Christian Matthew (Yana), Michael John (Megan Prokorym), and Daniel Joseph Hotter (Elisabeth); his grandchildren, Stephanie Longley (Justin), Elyse McLure, Steven Hotter-Glass (Emily), Simone and Sabine Hotter, Emily and Hannah Hotter, and Maeve Aoife Tarttier Hotter; and his great-grandchildren Elijah and Jadyn Devour, and David Longley. Also survived by his former spouses, Carol Frodeman and Aurora Hotter.
Bill has been privately cremated. Calling hours will be held on Saturday July 23rd from to at the A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home,