Jul 30, 2014

Norman T. Williams, 86, of Hatboro

A funeral service will be held Friday for Norman Williams, of Hatboro.

Norman T. Williams, 86, of Hatboro

Norman T. Williams of Hatboro died on Tuesday. He was 86.

He was the husband of Lois L. Williams with whom he had shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Tamaqua, he was the son of the late Harold C. and Jennie M. Williams.

Williams was a World War II veteran and took part in the Invasion of Normandy. He received an honorable discharge from the Navy and began his 40-year career at Reading Railroad/Conrail.

After retiring, Williams enjoyed traveling with his wife and was happy to be called "snow birds" as they spent winter seasons in central Florida. He was a member of Chandler Lodge No. 227 for more than 60 years as well as a member of the Lulu Shrine and Valley of Lehigh Consistory.

He also enjoyed shuffle board and card games and was known by many as “Mr. Fix-it.”

In addition to his wife, Williams is survived by a son Paul A. Williams (Nancy), and a daughter Judith Williams, and two grandsons, Jonathan and Kevin. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynn Williams.

Relatives and friends will be received by his family on Friday, after 10 a.m. in Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Road, Hatboro and are invited to attend his Masonic Service at 11 a.m. followed by his funeral service at 11:15 a.m.

His interment will follow in Whitemarsh Memorial Park Cemetery, Horsham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wesley Enhanced Living Foundation, Student Server Scholarship Fund, 2815 Byberry Road, Hatboro, PA 19040.

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