Robert P. Williams
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AGE: 66 • Newark
Robert P. Williams, 66, of Newark, DE., passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, January 22, 2014.
Bob was a 1965 graduate of Salesianum School. He was a United States Army Veteran and served in Vietnam from 1968-1969. Bob was a City of Wilmington Police Officer from 1970-1976, retiring on disability. He was a Security Coordinator for the DuPont Experimental Station for 25 years and retired in 2009. Bob was a member of the Wilmington FOP, DAP and WARP. He was also a mason and a member of Solomon Lodge #36 AF&AM. He was predeceased by his parents, Ray and Sylvia Bunner; his brother, Billy Trotto; and his grandchildren, Paige Williams and Nana Owusu, Jr. Bob is survived by his wife of 35 years, Kathy Turko Williams; his son, Marc Williams (Bethany); his daughters, Angela Williams (Nana) and Heather Williams; his brother, John Williams (Gail); his sisters, Linda Ballance (Dennis), Janie Berdinka (Mike) and Nancie Emerson (Kenny); and his grandchildren, Tyler, Cole, Nicky, Justin and Sean.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 901 N. DuPont Street, Wilmington, DE 19805 on Monday, February 3 at 11AM. Visitation will be held in the church from 9:30-10:45AM. Burial will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear, DE. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bob may be made to St. Anthony of Padua Church.
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Published in The News Journal from Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2014