Nancy E. Williams
Loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt;
Nancy E. (Taylor) Williams passed away peacefully at home in Pelham, NH on Sunday June 14, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved wife of 62 years to the late John J. Williams who died January 1, 2016, whom she met at Hampton Beach, NH where she was a lifeguard.
Born on September 14, 1933 in Methuen, MA the daughter of the late John “Jack” and Rita (Schruender) Taylor, Nancy attended Methuen schools and was a graduate of Methuen’s Tenney High School and went on to graduate from Lowell Teachers College in Lowell, MA.
Nancy taught kindergarten and lower level elementary school in Salem, NH where she was a long-time resident. She and her late husband raised 5 boys and one girl. Nancy was very active in her church and enjoyed singing, traveling, hiking, ballroom dancing and spending time with family.
Nancy is survived by her sons Brian Williams and his wife Barbara of Londonderry, NH, Steven Williams and his wife Lucia of Pelham, Robert Williams and his wife Donna of Belfair, WA, Gary Williams and his wife Wendy of Pelham; a daughter Andrea Anderson and her husband Joseph of Rollinsford, NH; her 20 grandchildren and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; a brother Geoffrey Taylor and his wife Elaine of Methuen; and a daughter-in-law Mariecris Williams of Milton Mills, NH.
She was predeceased by her son John Jay Williams and her brother John “Jack” Taylor.
Private Funeral Services were held for the family with a Memorial Funeral Mass celebrated at St. Patrick Church in Pelham followed by burial in Gibson Cemetery. E-condolences can be made at www.pelhamfuneralhome.com. Those wishing to, may make contributions in her memory to NH Catholic Charities at https://www.cc-nh.org/donate/. Arrangements were made by PELHAM FUNERAL HOME – PELHAM, NH (603) 635-3333.
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