James Edward Williamson

December 4, 1933 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 87)


James Edward Williamson, 87 of Berkeley Township, passed from this life on Sunday, November 7, 2021. James was born December 4, 1933 in Bellwood, Pennsylvania to the late James Edward Williamson and Mary Ness Williamson. He was a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather. He had a gift for making everyone feel welcomed and easily made people smile. He enabled and encouraged those around him to shine. He will be greatly missed.

James is predeceased by his parents, his spouses, Irene Kelley Williamson; Marion Foley Williamson; sisters, Nora Hampton; Luella Refner; Mary Nicoles; Cora Green; Alma Weber; and Evelyn McIntire.

James is survived by his daughters, Laura Gebers; Linda Martin and her husband Kenneth; 4 grandchildren Lisa Gallegos, Jamie Gebers, Stephanie and Richard Martin, and 2 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, November 12, 2021 from 4pm to 7pm at Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 145 St. Catherine Blvd., Toms River. A Funeral Service will be held at 9am, Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 1500 Hooper Ave., Toms River, N.J. 08753 with burial to follow at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River.

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November 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals- SCB
145 St. Catherine Blvd

Funeral Service
November 13, 2021

9:00 AM
Holy Cross Lutheran
Hooper Ave.

November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River NJ

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