Edward Williams

  • Born: March 19, 1934
  • Died: June 30, 2020
  • Location: Maris Groove, Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell-Barone Memorial Home

908 S. Providence Road
Wallingford, PA 19086

Tel. (610) 874-7700

Tribute & Message From The Family


Loving Husband, Father ,Grandfather and Great-Grandfather

WILLIAMS
1934~2020

Edward Joseph Sr. 86, of Maris Grove in Glen Mills, and longtime parishioner of St. John Chrysostom, died June 30 at his home.

Born, reared and educated in Philadelphia, Mr. Williams resided in the city for 20 years. He lived on Long Island, New York for 15 years and in the Wallingford section of Nether Providence Township for 27 years before moving to Folsom 20 years ago. Finally settling in at Maris Grove.

A 1952 graduate of West Catholic High School where he starred and was captain of the Burrs basketball team. Ed is also only one of three players in West Catholic's illustrious basketball history to captain his team to both Philadelphia Catholic and City Championships. Ed then spent one year at North Carolina State on a basketball scholarship before joining the U.S Air Force. While in the Air Force Ed was trained to be an air traffic controller and married his high school sweetheart Alice Ann Lynn. After his four year stint, he began his career as an air traffic controller at Kennedy Airport in Queens, New York. Mr. Williams was instrumental in starting the union for the air traffic controllers known as (PATCO) Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization. Ed and Alice raised four sons and were pillars in their communities.

Ed's bride Alice of 48 years passed away suddenly in 2004. He found love for a second time with Florence Rice and married her at the age of 80. Florence and Ed traveled often and had a tremendous relationship. The Williams family is extremely grateful for her love and support.

Mr. Williams was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother who enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Mr. Williams was the husband of the late Alice Ann Williams, son of the late Jane Lindsay and brother of the late Betsy Lindsay.

Survivors: his wife Florence Moisson Rice, his sons Edward (Christine), Robert (Mary Jo), John and James, his grandchildren, Eddie, Shane, Micaela, Ally, Missy, Aidan, Sammy, Samantha, 2 greatgrandchildren; Gracie and Joseph and his sister Kathryn Lindsay.

Visitation: Tuesday, July 7th; 6-9 PM at the D'Anjolell-Barone Memorial Home of Wallingford, 908 S. Providence Rd. 19086

Mass: Wednesday, July 8th, ALL IN CHURCH at St. John Chrysostom Church, Wallingford 10 AM Funeral Mass 11 AM Int. SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery

Burial: SS, Peter and Paul Cemetery, Marple

Contributions: The Communities of Divine Providence and Don Guanella, 20 East Cleveland Ave. Norwood, PA. 19074

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Condolence & Memory Journal

So sorry for your loss. Mr. William's was a great man fantastic husband, father, and grandfather. A great role model to all who knew him

Posted by Gerald Thomas - Sicklerville, NJ - Family Friend   July 08, 2020

Thank you for being a wonderful loving and so patient
Pop Pop Rest in peace

Posted by Stacey Williams - Wallingford, PA - Family   July 08, 2020

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. He was a good man, and I know you found happiness together.

Posted by Anna Hamilton - Wilmington, DE - Friend   July 07, 2020

We only had good times whenever we were with Uncle Ed. With every tear remember the thousands of good times. You are all in our prayers.

Mary & Jerry Bohannon

Posted by Jerry & Mary Bohannnon    July 05, 2020

Ed 's stories were always a delight, we met only a few time through his marriage to Florence,. Our condolences to his family, our prayers are with you all.
Marilyn Hyte
Hockessin, Delaware

Posted by Marilyn Hyte - Hockessin, DE - Family Friend   July 05, 2020

Please accept my condolences . I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the word of God comfort and strengthen you. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17

Posted by D T    July 05, 2020

We met Ed only a few years ago when we had our annual lunch with Florence and Dale. He was such a pleasant person and he did have many stories. We would like to give our condolences to the family.

Posted by Robert& Lucille Gregory - South River, NJ - Friend   July 04, 2020

Ed always had a smile and a story to tell. Feel privileged to have known him through his marriage to Florence. May happy memories of your times together sustain you at this time.
Dale Stratton, Wilmington, DE

Posted by Dale Stratton - Wilmington, DE - Friend   July 03, 2020

Always have fond, fun memories of Ed throughout the years I've known him. Family was all important to him.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Nancy Scheutz - North Wales, PA   July 03, 2020


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