Mary Williams |

Mary Williams

Mary Williams

Mary (Terry) Theresa Williams passed away on May 30, 2013, at Kaiser Hospital in Ontario, Calif. with her family at her side. She was 89.

A memorial celebration will take place in Sun City, Apple Valley, Calif. on August 11, 2013.

Terry lived with her husband, Jack, in Apple Valley.

Other places they have called home were Carson, Fountain Valley and Grass Valley.

Terry was born Aug. 11, 1923, in Somerville, Mass., to Margaret and Joseph Robicheau. Terry and Jack Williams, her husband of 70 years, raised seven children.

Terry is survived by her “darlin” husband, Jack, who loved her with all his heart “forever and always”; daughters Diane Holt, Kathy Shotwell, Karen Kroeger, Debbie Buchanan and Sandy Williams; and son John Williams. Jack and Terry have 13 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her daughter, Patricia Maldonado.

Jack and Terry were often seen holding hands or sharing a kiss — their loved spanned decades.

Terry loved her family, enjoyed her rose and iris gardens, watching birds at the multiple feeders in their yard and baking cookies. More than anything else, she wanted to be by Jack’s side.

“We’ll miss you, Grandma! We’d like to think you’re planting irises, doing the crossword puzzles, making chocolate delight and sewing matching hammer pants for all the kids in heaven!”

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