Frank E. Williams, 91, of Lake Winola passed away at the Moses Taylor Hospital Friday evening, April 4, 2014.
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He was born Dec. 4, 1922, in Glenburn, the son of the late Charles and Mildred Gardner Williams.
Frank was a graduate of the Dalton High School. He was married to the late Hazel Clark for 61 years.
Frank was a crusher operator at the Wyoming Sand and Stone, and he was a member of the Lake Winola United Methodist Church. He was a veteran of the Army serving in World War II, receiving a purple heart on May 5, 1943.
He was a member of the Back Mountain Bowling Association, Lake Winola Cemetery Association, Long Pine Softball Team, School Board Director of the Falls Overfield High School, Dalton and Lake Winola Fire Company, Red Cross Blood Drive, Ambulance Captain and Treasurer, and loved following the Yankees and the NY Giants.
In addition to his parents and wife, Frank is preceded in death by two brothers and a grandson Brian Williams.
Surviving are his son Paul and wife Shirley, of Lake Winola; two daughters, Elva and husband Robert Cook, of Lake Winola; and Beverly and husband, John Palmieri, of Mill City; grandchildren, Melinda Williams of Lake Winola; and Neil Williams and wife, Debbie of Harding, and Renee Foradori and husband, Matt, Edinboro.
He is also survived by two brothers, three sisters, six great-grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were yesterday at the Lake Winola United Methodist Church with Pastor Michael Baumgardner officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lake Winola United Methodist Church 326 Maple Dr. Lake Winola Pa. 18635, and the Lake Winola Fire Company P.O. Box 73 Lake Winola, Pa. 18635. For online condolences or directions visit www.aplitwinfuneralhomes.com.
Anthony P. Litwin Funeral Home
33 Reynolds Streeet
Factoryville, PA 18419
Published in The Wyoming County Examiner from Apr. 9 to Apr. 15, 2014