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Obituary of Pearl E. Williams , 88


Pearl E. Williams, 88, of State College, passed away on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Hearthside.

Born on April 1, 1923 in Huntingdon Co., she was a daughter of the late Homer and Sara (Rudy) Koch.

Her first husband, Russell Walton, died November 8, 1962. Her second husband, Robert R. Williams, died April 28, 2010. They were married 39 years.

Pearl was employed as a waitress at the New College Diner for 30 years. She retired from Riverside, having worked in the bakery.

She is survived by one son, Robert Walton (Georgiana) of Pleasant Gap; one granddaughter, Charlotte Sweeney of Mt. Joy; two great grandchildren, Robert Cox and Abigail Sweeney; and a sister Phyllis Boonie of Petersburg.

Family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until the time of the Funeral Services at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at the Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Services, 1034 Benner Pike, State College with Pastor Russell Sauerwein officiating. Interment will occur at Centre County Memorial Park.

The family kindly asks that flowers be omitted for the funeral services.

A guestbook can be signed and condolences may be sent to the family at

Name of Deceased

Pearl E. Williams



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Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Services

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