Karen M. Williams, 72
LEE, Mass. — Karen M. Williams, 72, died Thursday morning, May 23, 2019, at her home on Washington Mountain Road in Lee.
She was born in Pittsfield, Mass., on December 10, 1946, the daughter of Michael and Evelyn Stedman Winters. She attended Tyringham and Lee schools and was a 1964 graduate of Lee High School.
On August 7, 1965, she married Albert “Bert” Williams. She spent her time taking care of their family and in 1984 began working at the Lee High School, retiring from there in 2014.
Mrs. Williams was an advocate for the Berkshire Red Raiders Special Olympic Team, she loved her flower garden and visiting the ocean. Most of all she loved her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them.
Besides her husband, Mrs. Williams is survived by three sons, Keith Williams and his wife Sandi of Lee, Timothy Williams and his wife Diane of Lee, and Chad Williams of Lee; four grandchildren, Ashley, Linsey, Cayce and Dominic; many close and personal friends; and her cat, Dunkin.
She is predeceased by her parents; her brother, Kenneth “Red” Winters; and another grandson, Nicholas Williams.
Funeral notice: A memorial service for Karen Williams will be on Thursday morning, May 30, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Union Church in Tyringham with the Rev. Janet McKinstry, Pastor, officiating. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday evening, May 29, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Kelly Funeral Home in Lee. Friends wishing may make donations in her memory to the Special Olympics Massachusetts in c/o the Kelly Funeral Home 3 Main Street Lee, MA 01238.
Obituary Provided By: Kelly Funeral Home