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Shirley J. (Rosenberger) Williams

November 7, 1938 ~ December 29, 2021 (age 83)

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Shirley J. Williams, 83 

Struthers - Shirley J. Williams, 83, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Mercy Health - St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital with her loving family by her side.  

Shirley was born November 7, 1938 in Youngstown, OH, the daughter of the late Ralph and Lugenia (Massie) Rosenberger.

She graduated from Struthers High School in 1957 and was a lifelong area resident.  

Shirley was a medical assistant for the offices of Dr Rich, Dr. Paris, and Dr. Morrison in Struthers for 10 years.  She became a secretary for  LTV Steel Company for a few years and later  a legal secretary for Attorney Ted Roberts for 15 years. Shirley later went to work for the Youngstown Board of Education as a secretary at Hillman Middle School, where she worked for 15 years, retiring in 2006.

Shirley was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Struthers. She loved to travel whenever she had the opportunity, enjoyed playing cards, and doing crosswords puzzles.

Shirley is survived by three children,  Patricia J. (Bill) Demas of Struthers, Edward H. (Kelly) Williams Jr. of Columbus, GA, and David C. (Susan) Williams of Youngstown;  eight grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; a sister, Patricia (Emmett) Jayne of Canfield; step-sister, Wendy Curtin; step-brother, Paul Barger  her former brother-in-law, Ron Jayne of Boardman; and a sister-in-law, Joyce Bowling of Berlin Center.  

Besides her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years,  Edward H. Williams, Sr. whom she married on October 20, 1957 and died August 16, 2003; and a brother-in-law, Larry Bowling. 

Family and friends may call on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 from noon until 12:45 p.m. at Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring Street in Struthers.  There will be a funeral service to follow on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Robert Noble officiating.  Interment will take place at Lake Park Cemetery in Youngstown. 

The family requests that material tributes take the form of contributions to Christ Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 250 Sexton Street, Struthers, OH 44471 in memory of Shirley.   

Condolences may be sent to Shirley's family at www.beckerobits.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 4, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Davidson-Becker Funeral Home
11 Spring Street
Struthers, OH 44471

Visitation
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

12:00 PM to 12:45 PM
Davidson-Becker Funeral Home
11 Spring Street
Struthers, OH 44471

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Davidson-Becker Funeral Home
11 Spring Street
Struthers, OH 44471

Video is available for this event


Donations

Christ Lutheran Church
250 Sexton Street, Struthers OH 44471

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