EDWARDS/KINGSTON – Dianna L. Williams, age 71, of Edwards and formerly of Kingston, NY, passed away suddenly, but peacefully on April 28, 2018 at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse.
There will be a Celebration of Dianna's Life held at the Stepping Stone Ministries, 165 Smith Road, Gouverneur NY on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Dianna was born on October 11, 1946 in Kingston, NY. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Dorothy (Pothemont) Petersen. Dianna graduated from Kingston High School in 1964.
She married George E. Williams on October 11, 1964 in Kingston. The couple lived in the Kingston area for most of their lives, having spent thirty years in Eddyville. The couple moved to Edwards, NY in 2007. George passed away on August 15, 2009.
Dianna worked as the head teller for Ulster Saving Bank in Kinston until her retirement in 2006 after ten years of service there. She was a member of the American Legion Post 1219 in Rosendale – Tillson, and enjoyed playing Bingo. In her free time, she loved time spent working on crafts and crocheting with her close friend, Cheri Tebo; and taking talking walks with Jim Tebo.
Her survivors include her three sons and their wives, George Jr. and Tracy of Saugerties, Scott and Amber of Crestview, FL, Jason of Eddyville; a sister and brother-in-law, Deborah and Ron Stein of Poughkeepsie; seven grandchildren, Konner, Kylie, Hunter, (and their mother, Kimberly) Lauryn, Haley, Cooper, and Zachary.
Donations given in her memory are encouraged to be made to: Stepping Stone Ministries, 165 Smith Road, Gouverneur NY 13642. Arrangements for her cremation are through French Funeral Home, Edwards. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com.