Yvonne M. Williams83, Moravian Manor resident, Choralier

By on April 12, 2012

Yvonne M. "Bonnie" Williams, 83, of Lititz, formerly of Elizabethtown, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Moravian Manor.

Born in Keyser, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Malinda (Vought) Arnold. For 34 years, she was the wife of the late Ralph G. "Jack" Williams, Jr., who died in 1984.

A homemaker, in her earlier years she was employed as a secretary for Kelly-Springfield Tire Company, Cumberland, Md. In 1947, she graduated from Meyersdale (Pa.) High School and was also named Miss Meyersdale. Bonnie was an active member of Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren and was very involved on both the local and district levels. She was also active at Moravian Manor and was a member of the Choraliers.

Bonnie enjoyed dancing, bowling, tennis, sewing, cross stitch, newspaper puzzles and spending time with her family. She was also involved with MS support groups.

Bonnie is survived by three children: Patrice D. Williams, Elizabethtown; David K., husband of Terri Williams, Pittsburgh; and Gwyn M., wife of Scott J. Williams, Lititz; two grandchildren: Matthew and Anna Williams; and two step grandchildren: David and Nicholas Williams.

She was preceded in death by four sisters and one brother.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, April 15 at Elizabethtown Church of the Brethren, 777 S. Mount Joy St., Elizabethtown at 2:30 p.m. Interment will take place in the church memorial garden.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1630 Manheim Pike, Suite 8, Lancaster, PA 17601; or to The Diener House Project, BHA, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg, PA 17104; or to Moravian Manor Tribute Gift/ Memorial Fund, 300 W. Lemon St., Lititz, PA 17543.

Arrangements are being made by Miller/ Sekely Funeral Services in Elizabethtown.