Celebrating the life of Lawrence "Larry" J. Williams
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Lawrence “Larry” J. Williams, 81, of North Catasauqua, died Wednesday January 18th, 2023. He was the loving husband of Frances A. (Baus) Williams and celebrated 55 years of marriage together last April. Born in North Catasauqua, he was a son of the late Robert W. and Irene (Potak) Williams.
Larry was a faithful member of St. John Fisher Catholic Church in North Catasauqua. He graduated from Catasauqua High School in 1959 and served honorably in the United States Navy during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Early in his career, he worked for Allen Laundry in Allentown. He worked for over 30 years in the Weldment Department for the Bethlehem Steel. Larry was also a school bus driver for the Whitehall/Coplay School District for many years.
Larry was very active with Catasauqua’s Youth Athletic Programs and spent many years coaching softball, baseball, knee-hi football and supporting the youth wrestling program. He was very patriotic, loved his country, and all those who served. Larry also loved animals, especially his pets. Most of all he loved his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Surviving along with his wife, Frances, are his son Matthew Williams and fiancée Michelle Hinkle, daughter Amy Dailey and husband Sean, brother Robert Williams and wife Diane, grandchildren Bryan, Madison, Jessica, Cole and Seth, great grandchildren Rylee, Oliver and Cooper, nieces Kym Williams, Sherri Mitchell, nephews Joseph and Scott Albright and many cousins.
A Memorial Mass will be held at 11am Saturday January 28, 2023 at St. John Fisher Church, 1229 3rd Street, North Catasauqua. There will be a calling period from 9:30-10:30am at Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut St. Catasauqua, PA 18032. Interment with military honors to follow mass at St. Lawrence Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Humane Society, 640 Dixon Street, Allentown, PA 18103 or to the American Cancer Society, Cancer Society, P.O. Box 6704, Hagerstown, MD 21741.
Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. of Catasauqua is honored to handle the arrangements.
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234 Walnut Street
Catasauqua, PA 18032
1229 Third Street
N. Catasauqua, Pa 18032
Lincoln Street and Grove Street
N.Catasauqua, Pa 18032