JENKINS TWP. — Priscilla R. Williams, 89, formerly of Shavertown, died on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at The Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.
She was born on Aug. 7, 1924, in Forty Fort and was a daughter of the late Robert Roselle and Clara Coughlin Roselle. She graduated from Forty Fort High School, class of 1942, and Wyoming Seminary, Dean School of Business.
Priscilla was employed by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the
and served as its Executive Director for 25 years prior to her retirement.
She married Howard G. Williams, also from Forty Fort, in 1973, and resided on Woodbine Road, Shavertown, among many wonderful and caring neighbors until Howard's death.
Priscilla was preceded in death by her husband, Howard; sister, Roberta R. Punshon, Blue Bell; brothers, Donald Roselle, Philadelphia, and Curits Roselle, Kirkland, Washington.
Surviving are nieces Lorna C. Darte, Forty Fort, and Geneviene Schiffman and her husband, Dr. Elliot, Chevy Chase, Maryland, among other nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family wishes to thank The Wesley Village staff and her attending physician for their excellent care.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday from the Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. The interment will be in Memorial Shrine Cemetery, Carverton. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the