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Williams, Ossining Nurse Aide, Dies at 90

OSSINING, N.Y. - Longtime Ossining resident Viola A. Williams died Dec. 12 at the age of 90. A funeral service will be held on Friday in Ossining.

Williams was born March 24, 1921 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. She worked as a private duty nurse's aide in Westchester and was a communicant of St. Ann's Church in Ossining.

She is survived by her children Roy, Vinnel Gaynor, Derrick, Alvin, Nora, Carmen Beckford, Donald, Christine and Milton, 27 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Williams was predeceased by her husband Clifford in 2002, her daughter Venice in 2010 and two grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be take place on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dorsey Funeral Home in Ossining. The funeral mass will commence at 10 a.m. at St. Ann's Church followed by interment at St. Augustine Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Ann's Church, 25 Eastern Ave., Ossining, NY 10562.

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