Dorothy J. Williams, 88, of Warren, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at home. She was born October 3, 1929 in Warren, the daughter of John and Mary (Forsek) Riffle, and had lived in the area most of her life.
Dorothy was a 1947 graduate of Warren G. Harding High School and worked as a beautician. A former member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, she enjoyed bowling, sewing, and crafting in her early years, and later found pleasure in flower gardening, landscaping, and redecorating her home.
Fond memories of Dorothy live on with her daughter, Robin Thomaswick; her granddaughter, Emily Thomaswick; and her great-grandson, Sawyer Thomaswick, all of Toledo. Also surviving are a daughter, Terry Williams of Florida; three grandchildren: Jesse (Andrea), David, and Aaron Kiepper; a great-grandson, Alexander Kiepper; a sister, Josephine Laasko of Maryland; and three special nieces who spent a lot of time and shared their lives with her: Penny Pavelko, Heidi Laasko, and Susie Varga.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, Albert F. Williams, whom she married September 23, 1958 and who died October 22, 1997; four sisters: Mary Riffle, Vicki Merrifield, Ann Baker, and Pauline Varga; and five brothers: John, Frank, Joseph, Rudolph, and Charles Riffle.
Services are 11:00 am Monday, April 16, 2018 at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Pineview Memorial Park. Friends may call 10:00 to 11:00 am Monday at the funeral home.