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Rose Marie Williams, 84, of the Parsons section of Wilkes-Barrre, passed away on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 at the Partridge Tippett Nursing Facility at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township.
She was born August 7, 1926 in Wilkes-Barre a daughter of the late Willard and Mary Howe Rhodes. She was formerly employed at Merlino’s Greenhouse and enjoyed gardening. Mrs. Williams was a member of Messiah Primitive Methodist Church.
The family would like to thank the staff of Wesley Village for the excellent care that they provided. She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Williams, grandson, William R. Williams III, brothers, George, Robert, Willard; sisters, Isabell Cook, Jane Karoly, Florence Miejewski, Gertrude Rhodes.
Surviving are her children, Ronald W. Williams, and his wife, Barbara, Bear Creek Twp., William R. Williams and his wife, Gloria, Wilkes-Barre, Karen M. Hrabousky, and her husband, Matthew, Bear Creek Twp., Darren L. Williams, Luzerne, 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held Saturday at 10:00 a.m. from the E. Blake Collins Funeral Home, 159 George Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. Services will be conducted by Rev. Reginald H. Thomas, Pastor of Messiah Primitive Methodist Church. Interment will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, Hanover Township.
Friends may call Friday from 5-8 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to: Messiah Primitive Methodist Church, 110 Pittston Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.
Born: August 7, 1926
Death: July 12, 2011