Theresa M. (Martin) Williams, 87, of Winchester and formerly of Keene, passed away peacefully while sleeping on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at Keene Center Genesis Eldercare in Keene.
She was the daughter of the late Mary (Pevide) and Jessie Martin, born on May 18, 1935, in Fall River, MA. She was educated at Fall River High School in Fall River, MA.
On September 12, 1969, she exchanged vows with the love of her life William “Bill” Williams III. They were married at St. Annes Church in Fall River, MA. with family and friends in attendance. They were happily married for 44 years until Bill passed away on January 10, 2014.
Theresa enjoyed her time working for St. Margaret Mary’s Church in Keene as an administrative assistant for 10 years until she retired in 2009. She was a devout Catholic and attended church on a regular basis.
Along with working, she enjoyed spending her time painting, crafting, and going on beach trips to Wildwood, NJ. Theresa was a very caring and giving person and frequently served others.
Mrs. Williams is survived by her four children, William (Bill) J. Williams IV, and his wife Susan of Millers Falls, MA. Michael P. Williams and his wife Susan of Concord, David A. Williams and his wife Dawne of Alstead, and Lisa A. Plancon and her husband Christopher of Claremont. She is also survived by a brother Jesse Martin and his wife Joyce, and a sister-in-law Patricia Martin, in Fall River, MA. Theresa is survived by eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, cousins, extended family, and friends. She is now rejoined with her husband Bill, her grandson David. Jr., her brothers Everett, Vincent, David, and her parents.
A Mass with Christian burial rights to follow will take place at St. Margaret Mary’s Church, 33 Arch St. Keene on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 10:00 am. Burial will follow in the family lot at Monadnock View Cemetery, Park Ave. Keene. Bereavement will be held in St. Margaret Mary’s Church Hall after the Mass. Although flowers will gladly be accepted, the family has requested that donations be made to Catholic Charities.
All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel and Crematories, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.