Irene M. Williams - April 15, 2011

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 RAVENA – Irene M. Williams, 88, passed away Friday, April 15, 2011. Irene was born and lived her entire life in Ravena, daughter of the late Clarence and Jessie Marshall Lawson. She was a graduate of Belleview School of Nursing in New York City. She had worked for Albany Medical Center Hospital and also a librarian at the Ravena Library. Irene was a life member of the Coeymans Ravena Women’s Club, former member of the Eastern Star and a member and Deaconess of the Ravena Congregational Christian Church.
Irene was predeceased by her husband Arthur Williams. Survivors include her children, Michael (Peggy) Williams of FL, Richard (Cora) Williams of Ravena and Diane (David) Edick of Feura Bush; 8 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. Irene is also survived by many dear friends who were the source of great happiness in her life.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Tuesday, April 19th from 11 to 12 noon. Her funeral service will be held on Tuesday at the Congregational Christian Church, Ravena at 12:30 PM. Burial will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore.
Contributions in memory of Irene may be made to the Congregational Christian Church, 175 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143.