Stella A. (Toots) Williams
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Stella A. (Toots) Williams
Toots graduated from Meadville High School. She was proud to start babysitting when she was 12 years old. While in high school, she worked at Shyrock's after school and at Spaulding's, where she was working when she married Ron. She was also a cashier at Super Duper Grocery store and an assistant for orthodontist Dr. Tesone. But the job she loved the most was as a cook for Crawford Central School District for 35 years. She loved to see the kids every day.
She enjoyed reading, going out on the boat with family and friends and car cruise- ins. She was best known for her cooking and baking. She always had a homemade dessert in the house. Toots started a tradition with her children of making Christmas sugar cookies that continued down to her great- grandchildren.
Toots loved and cherished her family. She was very proud of the four generations on both sides of the family. Survivors include her loving husband, Ron of Meadville; one daughter, Kimberly Pollock and her husband, Anthony of Meadville; two sons, Barry "Buddy" Williams and his wife, Susan of Meadville and Lon Williams and his wife, Jaklyn of Meadville; four grandchildren, Jaclyn Parady and her husband, Christopher, Jenifer Peterman and her husband, Todd, Brianna Tedesco and her husband, Rocco and grandson, Marc Carola and his wife, Alexsandria; five great-grandchildren, Mariah, Maci and Lincoln Peterman and Samuel and Rocco "Teddi" Tedesco IV; three sisters, Anne Theresa Williams of Sharon, PA; Mary Jane Semian of Cochranton, PA and Vi Larson and her husband, Larry of Oak Hill, VA and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Patricia Cronin and a brother, Leon Williams.
Family and friends are invited to call Thursday, September 12 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home. There will be an hour of calling on Friday, September 13 from 10-11 a.m. before the funeral service at First Presbyterian Church, 890 Liberty St., Meadville, PA. A private burial will take place at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to West Mead #1 Fire Department, P.O. Box 573, Meadville, PA or Meadville Public Library, 848 N. Main St., Meadville, PA 16335.
Please sign Toots' guestbook at www.hatheway-tedesco.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville, PA.
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