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Helen I Williams

August 5, 1925 — January 24, 2024


Helen I. Williams, 98, formerly of Stewartstown, Pa.  passed away on January 24, 2024 at Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Quarryville, Pa.  She was the wife of the late Maurice H Williams.  Born in Hellam, PA on August 5, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Curtis and Martha Emenheiser) Grimm.

After graduating from Hellam High School, she married and dedicated her time to raising her three daughters.  She enjoyed gardening, crafts, playing the piano, traveling with her husband on trips with Lions International, and spending time with her family.

For 20 years she worked beside her husband and daughters in their family-owned grocery store, Wiley's Food Market, Stewartstown, Pa.  A longtime member of Centre Presbyterian Church, New Park, PA. She taught Sunday School and Bible School and was active in Women's Circle and helping with banquets.

She is survived by three daughters.  Beverly (Robert) Morris, Fawn Grove, PA, Yvonne (Ralph) McLaughlin, Quarryville, PA, Nancy (John) DelCampo, Plymouth, Mass.

She loved spending time with her six grandchildren, Kelly (Steve) Mallory, Todd (Liz) Morris, Brian McLaughlin, Kim Tucker, Martha Sullivan, Dea DelCampo.  She was so proud of her eleven great grandchildren.  Megan and Travis Mallory, Brock, Jenna and Luke Morris, Nathan and Ian Tucker, Alexander and Alexa McLaughlin and Cara and Scott Sullivan.

We will miss her quick wit, happy smile and all the games of Dominoes played at her retirement homes.   She truly lived our family motto, “We Are So Blessed”.

Our deepest thanks and gratitude to her caregivers and staff at Country Meadows, Leader Heights, York, PA. for 8 years, Quarryville Presbyterian Retirement Community, Quarryville, PA, for the past two years, and most recently, Willow Tree Hospice, Kennett Square, PA.

 At Helen's request, a private service will take place at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Centre Presbyterian Church, 83 New Park Rd, New Park, PA.17352

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