Carolyn A. Williams


Carolyn A. Williams, 97 of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Friday August 11, 2017.

She was born and raised in Bloomfield, NJ prior to settling in Fair Lawn 61 years ago.  She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Fair Lawn.  An active member of her community she was a member of the Fair Lawn Happy Seniors and was a volunteer at Kurth Cottage at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood for many years.  Carolyn enjoyed her trips to Atlantic City, Entemann’s Cakes, chocolate ice cream and chocolate candy bars.  She will be remembered best for her unconditional love for family and friends and will be missed by all who loved her.  


Prior to retiring, she was employed as a telephone operator with NJ Bell and a waitress for Horn & Hardart, Apple Tree Coffee Shop and Friendly’s  for many years.


Beloved wife of the late James Williams.  Loving and devoted mother of Nancy Pantel and her late husband Abe, Marilyn Laube and the late Les Peart.  Cherished “Nana” to Steve, Pam, Kenny, Vicki, Brian, Michael, Uyen, Janine, Aldo, Nicole and Katelyn.  Adored great “Nana” to Jonathan, Amanda, Alissa, Ryan, Jennifer, Kenny, Zachary, Joshua, Caitlyn, Kerriann, Evan and Giovanni


The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday August 15, 2017  4 - 8PM at  Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home Inc., 13-31 Saddle River Road Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 201-797-3500.  A funeral service is planned for Wednesday 10:00 am at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 22-15 Broadway, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.  Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.


In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Carolyn may be made to the church.

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Rest In Peace Carolyn! Your wonderful spirit will shine on forever! May God give comfort and peace to your family and friends! 😇 Love Diane
Diane Gentile
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