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Mary K. Williams

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Mary K. Williams Obituary
Williams, Mary K.
Mary K. Williams, born July 27, 1927, in McKeesport, PA, recently died at age 90. She was a 40 year resident of Cave Creek, AZ and also resided in Fairfield, CT. Mary K. married William F. (Bill) Williams in 1951, sharing 59 years with him until his passing in 2010. Mary K. attended Millersville State Teacher's College in PA. She typed and edited Bill's first book, "Principles of Automated Information Retrieval" in 1965. Later, she worked as the Secretary of the Cave Creek Elementary School. She enjoyed bridge, tennis, golf; traveling and archaeology. Mary K. earned her Real Estate License, and became President of the Cave Creek - Carefree Association of Realtors, in 1991. Mary K. was a member of the Mother's Club, the Cave Creek Archeological Society and Our Lady's Guild at Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church in Carefree. Her family loves and remembers Mary K. for her laughter, her joyous spirit, her loving kindness and her optimistic, can-do attitude. Mary K. is survived by daughters, Monica Smith of Tempe and Kathryn Williams, with whom she lived in Cave Creek for her final 7 years of life; her grandchildren, Michael Smith, Rachel Smith and Lawrence Williams; and 3 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband William, son Larry, grandson Colin, sisters Claire and Anna Mae, and brother William. Her Funeral Mass will be at St. Paul Roman Catholic Parish in Phoenix, AZ, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018. Mary K. will then be lovingly interred at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Phoenix, AZ.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Apr. 8, 2018
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