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Catharine Ruth Williams

June 1, 1939 ~ October 2, 2021 (age 82)


Catharine Ruth Williams (nee Eddy), 82, of Wellington, died Saturday, October 2, 2021, from complications following surgery. Born on June 1, 1939 in Daybrook, WV, she was the daughter of the late Taft and Pauline (nee Wilhelm) Eddy.

Cathy retired from the Wellington Schools as a cafeteria aid after many years. She also worked for Forest City homework program. Cathy was a wonderful, loving wife, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved being with family, sitting on her front porch, going to West Virginia, bowling, bingo, crocheting, watching school sports events, dance recitals, and summer softball games (she was a great softball player herself!).Cathy’s most favorite thing to do was to go out to eat (especially to Dog Tracks Dinner). She was an active member of the Wellington United Methodist Church and enjoyed Sunday services, as well as brunch afterwards.

Survivors include her loving husband of 64 years, John “Vern” Williams; son, Rick (LouAnn) Williams, of Wellington; daughter, Nancy (John) Frye, of Wellington; sister Wanda Haught, of Fairview, WV; 5 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Thomas Eddy, sisters, Margaret “Margie” Fox, and Elizabeth “Betty” Faber; a nephew and a niece; father and mother- in-law Lorne Paul “Pop” and Lottie Williams; brothers and sisters- in-law, Virgil and Jean (Gump) Willimas, Bill and Lois (Williams) Swick.  

A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, October 12, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Wellington Eagles, 631 South Main St, Wellington, 44090. Rev Paul Wilson will officiate. Expressions of sympathy may be shared online at

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Celebration of Life
October 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Wellington Eagles #2051
631 South Main Street
Wellington, OH 44090

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