William Hebgen, O.S.A.


1859 – 1928 (October 13)

William Hebgen was born April 9, 1859 at Caden, in the District of Schohberg-Moldinger, Nassau, Germany. His mother was Maria Groot. He was vested at Villanova on August 6, 1891, entered the novitiate there on August 15, 1896, and professed simple vows on August 17, 1897. His solemn profession was made on November 7, 1902.

Brother William spent his whole life as a brother at Villanova attending the boilers and the water systems. He died at Villanova on October 13, 1928 at the age of 69. He is buried there in the Community Cemetery.