William ‘Bill’ Douglas Wachtel, died on Aug. 13, 2022, in Naples, FL. Born in Brooklyn, NY on Oct. 9, 1941, he graduated from Hofstra University followed by the Pennsylvania College of Optometry as a Doctor of Optometry in 1967.
Dr. Wachtel practiced for 48 years in Bristol, and was beloved by his staff, his partners and his patients. Bill and his wife Elaine were happily married for 56 years. He is also survived by his two children, Beth and Michael, the joys of his life. Bill loved playing golf, his dog Lilli and woodworking, making many beautiful pieces for friends and family.