Nina M. Williams 86 of Jay passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at the Elizabethtown Community Hospital with her family by her side. She was born October 10, 1933 in Jay, N.Y., daughter of the late Morse and Helen (McDonald) Coolidge. Nina graduated from Au Sable High School. She married Arthur Loren Williams on November 19, 1960.
Left to cherish Nina’s memories is her son Eric Williams of Au Sable Forks, son Glenn (Pam) Williams of Lewis, son Kurt (Angie) Williams of Jay, son Frank (Ruth) Williams of Schuyler Falls, daughter Dawn (Tom) Savage of Arizona, grandchildren; Arthur (Nicole) Williams, Kristena Williams (Lucas), Alexandra Williams (JJ), Briana Williams, Ryan Trumbull (Kara), Lea (Devon) Crowningshield, Trace McGrath, Steve (Deanna) Williams, Jody (Kim) Williams, Tina Williams, Dixie Savage and Melissa Savage, great grandchildren; Evelyn Fiorino, Aubree Millington and Parker Williams, two brothers Lawrence (Gale) Coolidge of Arizona, Ronnie (Pat) Coolidge of Arizona, one brother-in-law Philip Pulsifer of Willsboro, two sister-in-laws; Jean Coolidge of Keene and Mary Coolidge of Wilmington and several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Nina was predeceased by her husband Arthur L. Williams, her parents, two sisters; Ardell Coolidge and Kathryn Pulsifer, three brothers; John Coolidge, Donald Coolidge and Morris Coolidge.
Nina was a hard working woman. She worked as a waitress and in retail up until the age of 83. Nina’s greatest love was her family. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Nina enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a quiet and reserved woman but would speak about her children and grandchildren with intense pride and joy. She cherished every moment she spent with her family. Nina also loved nature especially birds and her frequent rides looking for deer. Nina lived a simple and quiet life that was full of everything she needed; the love for her family and nature.
A graveside service will be held at the North Jay Cemetery in Jay, NY on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Nina’s honor to the Elizabethtown Community Hospital and/or Keene Valley Neighborhood House.
Services were entrusted to Thwaits-Zaumetzer Funeral Home, Au Sable Forks.