Albertine "Abby" Williams, 86, of Inverness, Fla., died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of Citrus County. Abby was born May 29, 1927, in Fort Fairfield, Maine, the daughter of Gilbert and Bertha Barnes. She worked in a factory doing assembly work. Abby moved to Inverness in 1997 from Hendersonville, N.C. She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Inverness.
Mrs. Williams was preceded in death by her parents, and her son, Kenneth. Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Thomas Williams; son, Anthony Williams of Manchester, N.H.; daughter, Sandra Pelletier of Inverness; sisters, Rowena Rand of Presque Isle, Maine, Maxine McLaughlin of Caribou, Maine; five grandchildren; and six great-granddaughters; and her beloved dog, Willie.
Visitation will be 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, with a vigil service at 5:30 p.m., at Heinz Funeral Home Chapel. The funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Inverness. Fr. Erwin Belgica will officiate.
Arrangements by Heinz Funeral Home and Cremation, Inverness.