Arianna Marika Williams STONE RIDGE- Arianna Marika Williams, 21, of Stone Ridge, N.Y., was granted her Angel Wings on March 28, 2017. She was born in Warsaw, N.Y., May 7, 1995; a daughter of Mark A. and Andrea E. Lowe Williams. Arianna was a 2013 graduate of Rondout Valley High School and a licensed cosmetologist achieved from Ulster County BOCES. She attended and graduated from Ulster County Community College. She furthered her education SUNY New Paltz where she was a Dean’s List student with a major in sociology, minor in psychology and with a concentration in criminal justice. She completed her internship with Ulster County Probation Department in the summer of 2016. She would have graduated May 2017 and pursued her Masters at SUNY Albany in the fall of 2017. Arianna was employed by Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston where she worked telecommunications. She also worked the past 4 summers at Bethel Woods where she had the opportunity to enjoy many concerts. Playing games with family and friends was treasured, because we knew she would be champion. It was as important to her as it was to us that she win. We won by her infectious laugh and joyful smiles. Although Arianna’s life was so short to all, those who were touched by her fingerprint understand the quality of her existence, far exceeds the quantity of time in which she lived. She is survived by her parents, Mark and Andrea Williams of Stone Ridge; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; her best friends, Mathew Van Buren of Rosendale, Danyelle Ducker of New Paltz; as well as many instructors, classmates, and co workers. She also leaves behind her pet and “Best Buddy” Poobers. Maternal grandparents, Edward and Florence Lowe; paternal grandparents, Edward and Barbara Williams Banks; and uncles, Kenneth and Edward Williams, all died previously. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the United Methodist Church in Stone Ridge located on Schoonmaker Lane. Rev. Caroline Berninger will officiate. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Stone Ridge. Friends may call at the church Saturday after 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations are requested to the Rondout Valley Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 96, Stone Ridge, N.Y., 12484, in her memory. Arrangements are by the George J. Moylan Funeral Home Inc., Rosendale. (www.GJMoylanFuneral Home.com
Published by the Daily Freeman from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2017.