Williams, Shelley L. WATERFORD Shelley L. Williams, 61, of Maple Ave., died suddenly Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at St. Mary's Hospital. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of the late Sherwood and Betty Cohen Collins. She was a graduate of Waterford Halfmoon High School. Shelley had been employed at Hills Stationary Store in Troy before her retirement. Prior to that, she had been employed at the Red Coach and Kirker's Restaurants and also was a stewardess for American Airlines. She was an amateur model. Shelley also volunteered as a crisis counselor at Samaritan Hospital in Troy. While a student at Water-ford-Halfmoon, she was captain of the cheerleading squad. While raising her family, she had served as soccer commissioner in Waterford for 10 years. Shelley had many friends over her lifetime and she cared for each and every one of them. She loved Waterford and all of the people in it. Survivors include her loving husband David S. Williams; her sons, David T., Timothy L. (Lori Favreau) and Daniel T. Williams, all of Waterford; her brothers, Charles Collins of Nassau and Frank Collins of Waterford. Also surviving are her grandchildren, who she loved so much, Tristin and Kamden Williams; as well as two nieces and a nephew. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. from the Philip J. Brendese Funeral Home, 133 Broad St. (Rte. 32), Water-ford. Interment will follow in Waterford Rural Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Friday 4-8 p.m. Those who wish may make contributions to the American Lung Association in care of the funeral home office.
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Published in Albany Times Union on June 3, 2010