Marian J. Williams

Marian J. Williams went to see her Heavenly King and had her Coronation into Glory on January 13, 2024. 

Born July 27, 1934 in Bloomsburg Hospital to Lee and Jane Miller,she moved to Catawissa in 1943 where she was raised by Jack and Pearl Richel and met Jimmy, her future husband, in fourth grade. She was a graduate of Catawissa High School class of 1952.

Marian had an unwavering faith in her Lord and Savior. If you were around her very long you too would hear about Jesus. Marian was a charter member of Elysburg Christian & Missionary Alliance Church. She was a Sunday school teacher, member of prayer team, and widow’s ministry.

Marian was passionate about sharing the love of Jesus to children. She was involved with CEF as a Good News Club Teacher and Shamokin Christian Layman Park Ministry. 

Marian worked for Farnsworth Camping Center. After her retirement she was an Accessor for Ralpho Township. She loved the Bloomsburg Fair and worked in the Arts and Crafts Building. 

Marian loved to travel and ran many bus trips. She loved seeing the country and meeting new friends. Sharing a fresh cup of HOT, black coffee with a friend was one of her simple pleasures. 

Marian’s greatest pleasure was spending time with her family ……. her “4 D’s”: Dave, Dan, Doug and Deb and spouses Naomi and Todd.  Her grandchildren Michael, Jonathan, Nathan, Ally, Ashlee, Caleb and Brooke and 8 Great – grandchildren. Her sister – Roberta and nieces – Colleen, Edna, and Susan.  

Marian was proceeded into glory by her High School Sweetheart and husband of 64 years, Jim (Stecky), precious daughters-in-law Sue and Valerie, and grandson Joshua. 

Marian, always thinking of others, requested a spring Coronation Celebration, so her friend’s attendance wouldn’t be affected by bad weather.  The Coronation will be held April 27, 2024, time and place to be determined.

In Lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Child Evangelism Fellowship Northumberland County, 53 Blue Hill Northumberland, PA 17857.

Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck is entrusted with arrangements.