Avoca – Frederick J. “Fred” Williams, age 76, passed away peacefully March 9, 2019 at the Guthrie Medical Center in Corning.

Avoca – Frederick J. “Fred” Williams, age 76, passed away peacefully March 9, 2019 at the Guthrie Medical Center in Corning.

Fred was born August 10, 1942 in Blossburg, PA, a son of William & Wilma (Wolf) Williams. He married Linda Sackett on November 18, 1961; she survives. He was a retired welder from Foster Wheeler Corp. in Dansville. In addition to his parents, Fred was also predeceased by an infant son, Jeffrey Williams; and a brother, Roger Williams.

Fred is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Linda; his daughter, Robin (Steve) Haar; his son, Randy (Nancy Wright) Williams; 5 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marjory Rumsey; 2 brothers, William (Lonnie) Williams & John (Carol) Williams; many nieces, nephews & cousins.

A memorial service will be held 2 pm, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland, NY. 

Contributions may be made to the Avoca Fire Dept. Ambulance, 7 Chase St., Avoca, NY 14809.