Carole Williams, 79, passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, with her loving family by her side. Carole was born to her loving parents, Gordon and Lucille A. (nee Morse) McClelland in Detroit, Michigan on January 23, 1935.
She graduated from Onaway High School, Class of 1953 and went on to obtain her Associate Degree from Onaway Community College in Elementary Education. Following college, in 1954, she enlisted in the United States Air Force as a Communication Specialist and was honorably discharged in 1957.
Carole was married for 30 years to Daniel H. Williams and together they raised their loving son, Scott. She worked in bookkeeping for DeSantis Distributing for over 25 years. Carole was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ where she enjoyed working on the church paper and social gatherings.
She is survived by her son, Scott (Lynn) Williams; grandsons, Sgt. Kyle (Danielle) Williams and Cpl. Steven Williams both USMC; great-grandson, Colton Williams; brother, Robert (Joyce) McClelland of Michigan; and sisters, Anne Kachiros and Susan Rangel, both of Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Lucille McClelland; brothers, Edward, Frank “Wayne” and Gordon “Gene” McClelland; and step-mother, May McClelland.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440) 244-1961, Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 4 to 8 P.M. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, June 26, 2014 in the funeral home, with Pastor Philip Earl Kunz, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family at the funeral home to help with funeral costs.