Jane R. Williams, 77, of High Falls, NY, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2023, at HealthAlliance Hospital in Kingston, NY. She was born on August 28, 1946 in Jamaica, Queens, NY, daughter of the late Raymond and Miriam (Koch) Meehan. In addition to her parents, Jane is preceded in death by her loving husband of over 40 years Franklyn Williams, her sister Virginia Gratis and her brother in law Edward Gratis.
Jane is survived by her son, Franklyn C. Williams, Jr. of High Falls, her brother in law, Donald Williams and his wife Nancy of High Falls, her nieces and nephews, David Williams of Kingston, Melissa Campbell and her husband Matt of High Falls, EJ Gratis and his wife Tina of Kerhonkson, Megan Owens and her husband David of Kentucky, and her great nieces and nephews, Fayline, Brianna, Courtney, Jason, Jordan, Matthew, Nickalos, Kaitlynn, Jamie, and Skylar Jane. She also leaves behind her beloved dogs and cockatiel.
Jane worked for Rondout Valley Central School District for over 35 years. Jane was an active member of the Community Church of High Falls where she was known for cooking during church events, volunteering at church functions including Christmas bazaars and teaching Sunday School. She loved crocheting, sewing, yard sales, camping (especially Candy Hill Campground in Winchester, VA), camp fires, Disney cruises, Red Hots, and Spice Drops. She often left her friends and family voicemails which made them laugh.
Arrangements entrusted to Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, 326 Albany Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401, where family and friends may visit on Tuesday, October 10, 2023 from 4pm to 6pm with the funeral service taking place at 6pm. A tribute for Jane can be found at www.KeyserFuneralService.com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for her family. For those who wish, contributions in Jane’s memory may be made to Community Church of High Falls, 4 Firehouse Road, High Falls, NY 12440.