William Stiller, father of actor Jerry Stiller, died Feb. 18 of natural causes in Spring Valley, New York. He was 102.
Stiller, a retired New York bus and cab driver by profession, was credited by his son in helping him pursue acting.
Stiller is survived by his wife, Marsha; his children Jerry, Arnold, Doreen and Maxime; six grandchildren; and one brother and one sister.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Boy’s and Girl’s Brotherhood Republic, 888 East 6th Street, New York, NY 10002.