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Hamilton, NY 13346
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Shelia Williams

Shelia O. Williams (O'Dowd)

December 29, 1936 - January 20, 2020
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WATERVILLE: Shelia O. Williams, 83, of Osborne Ave., passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at her home with her family by her side.
She was born December 29, 1936 in Utica, a daughter of William and Maryagnes (Dowd) O’Dowd and was a 1954 graduate of Waterville High School. On July 28, 1956, Shelia was united in marriage to Elisher J. Williams at St. Mary’s Church in Clinton. He predeceased her on June 21, 1991. Shelia was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
She was a communicant of St. Bernard’s Church in Waterville and was the assistant coordinator of the Bereavement Committee. She belonged to the Women’s Club and she was also the coordinator of the Waterville Food Pantry for 16 years. She enjoyed reading, bowling and crafting.
Surviving are her children, Deborah (Randy) Bottoni of KS; David (Sherry) Williams of FL; James (Cheryl) Williams of MI; Thomas Williams of OH; Robert (Amy) Williams, MI; Mark (Crissy) Williams of SC; Jonathan Williams of KY; sister, Patricia Ireland of Waterville; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Marjorie Stephens and Rosemary Porter; a brother, William O’Dowd; and a granddaughter, Marie Elisabeth Bottoni.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Bernard’s Church 199 Stafford Ave., Waterville on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11am.
Interment will be in St. Bernard’s Cemetery in the spring.
Friends are invited to call at the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E. Main St., Waterville on Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 am.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Volunteers of America, Bunker Hill House, 11Girard St., Florence, KY 41042.
Sheila’s family sends a special “Thank you” to her niece, Maureen, and to Cindi and all the other women who cared so lovingly for her.
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  • Visitation

    January 24, 2020 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    January 24, 2020 9:30am - 10:30am
    Kloster & Northrop Memorial Chapel at Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home
    210 East Main Street
    WATERVILLE, NY 13480
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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    January 24, 2020 | 11:00am
    January 24, 2020 11:00am
    St. Bernard's Church
    199 Stafford Ave.
    Waterville, NY 13480
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    Fr. Peter Tassini
  • Interment

    St. Bernard's Cemetery
    199 Stafford Ave
    WATERVILLE, NY 13480
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    Burial will be in the spring


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Edith M Eastman

Posted at 12:50pm
To Shelia's family; Words cannot express how sorry I am that Shelia has died.
As the days go by your grief will lessen but time will never erase the memories
you have of your mother. I pray that God will give you the strength
and comfort you need. I enjoyed working with Shelia for all the 16 years she
worked at the Waterville Food Pantry. Love, Edith M. Easrman

Samantha and Shannon Renick

Posted at 11:55am
You will be greatly missed, but your memory shall remain forever.
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