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Eileen Williams

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Eileen Elizabeth Dorson Williams Port St. Lucie, FL Eileen Elizabeth Dorson Williams, a longtime resident of Olean, NY, and Port St. Lucie, FL, passed away peacefully in God’s hands on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Treasure Coast Hospice in Stuart, Florida. She was 85 years old. Eileen was the daughter of the late Gertrude Margaret (Horan) Dorson and William Robert Dorson. She was deeply loved by her family and friends and will be missed dearly. Eileen was the wife of the late Harry Lavere Williams. On August 1, 1953, Eileen and Harry were married at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Olean. They were married for 22 years until his passing on October 3, 1975. Eileen was a graduate of Olean High School. She loved spending time with her family. She also loved her many cats she had over the years. Earlier in life she loved golfing and would always joke about keeping her clubs forever. Later in life, she made her home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, with her family, and enjoyed working. She was an amazing mother to her five children and grandmother to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by a brother, John (Donna) Dorson of Allegany; and five children, Linda (Tom) (Williams) Ropchak of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Brian (Patty) Williams of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Michele (Mike) (Williams) Sucato of Port St. Lucie, Florida, Kevin (Teresa) Williams of Plantation, Florida, and Kimberly (Brian) (Williams) Helman of Parkland, Florida. In addition to her immediate family, Eileen is survived by 12 grandchildren, Nathan Ropchak, Carly (Ropchak) Bennett, Erin (Williams) Truman, Heather (Williams) Eaton, Bradley Williams, Michael Sucato Jr., Melissa (Sucato) Vaughn, Reilly Williams, Ryan Williams, Allison Helman, Jared Helman, and Joshua Helman; 14 great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by an infant daughter, Mary Eileen Williams, a grandson, Brian Lavere Williams Jr., her sisters Patricia Dorson Linehan, Marianne Dorson O’Keefe and her brother, Joseph Dorson. A private burial will take place at St. Bonaventure Cemetery in Allegany. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean. Online condolences may be made at
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