PORT ALLEGANY - Harold "Roy" Williams, 87, of Park Lane Drive, passed away unexpectedly Monday (March 3, 2014) in St. Vincent Health Center, Erie.
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Born Sept. 6, 1926, in Coudersport, he was the son of Asa R. and Julia Haskins Williams. On March 17, 1945, he married Carmella Bologna, who died Sept. 4, 1948. In 1951, in Eldred, he married Agnes M. Murphy Plummer, who died Sept. 14, 1987. On July 30, 1988, in Port Allegany, he married Donna M. Studer, who died Jan. 29, 2007.
Mr. Williams has worked for Ball-Incon Corp. (Pierce Glass Co.) as carton crew leader, retiring in 1991, after 44 years of service.
He was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Port Allegany, Knights of Columbus, Loyal Order of Moose, Lodge 460, both of Port Allegany, and the National Rifle Association.
Surviving are two sons, Michael R. (Millie) Williams of Port Allegany and Raymond B. Williams of Williamsport; three grandsons, two granddaughters, several great-grandchildren; two stepdaughters, Donna L. (Richard) Clark of Niagara Falls, N.Y., and Connie S. (Clifford) Frederick of Smethport; a sister, Eleanor E. Kuhn of Tioga; and long-time companion, Lois Payne, with whom he spent much of his free time.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wives: Carmella, Agnes and Donna; two grandsons, infant Raymond and Roy A. Williams; and two sisters, Helen M. Chastain and Dorothy M. Barber.
Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Gabriel Catholic Church with the Rev. James Campbell as celebrant. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.
Memorials can be made to the St. Gabriel Catholic Church Memorial Fund.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com.
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 4 to Mar. 12, 2014