Kenneth Williams, 88, of Indian Woods Road, Branford, formerly of Bradley Street, North Haven, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at the CT Hospice, Branford. He was the husband of the late Marceline Barrett Williams. Born in Guilford on October 1, 1923; son of the late Robert Victor Williams and Rena Barnes Williams. Ken served his country faithfully as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army during WW II; was a sheet metal worker having worked for G.L. Gray and later at Joseph H. Day until his retirement. Ken was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union Local #40 and a volunteer for 35 years at the Northeast Volunteer Fire Department. Father of Christine (Burton) Kelley of East Hartford and Denise (Ronald) Cassella of Branford. Grandfather of Sharri (Ralph) D’Errico III, Jason (Kathy) Coe, Mark, Heather and Rachael Cassella. Great-Grandmother of Marceline and Ralph D’Errico IV. Predeceased by a sister Rena Lane and brothers, Donald, Leon and Norman Williams.
His funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Saturday morning at 9:30. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Frances Cabrini Church, North Haven at 10:00 am. Interment with full military honors will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park. The visiting hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the CT Hospice, Inc., 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.