LeRoy G. Williams

LeRoy G. Williams, age 76, of Ripley died Monday April 1, 2013 at UPMC Hamot.

He was born on June 11, 1936 in Kittanning, PA to the late LeRoy Merle and Mabel B. Salsgiver Williams.

LeRoy served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War Era from 1954 to 1962.

He was employed as a general manager of several foundries throughout the U.S. and Canada.

LeRoy was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose #118 and American Legion Post 105 of North East.

His passion in life was being social and personable.

LeRoy is survived by his wife of 18 years, Sydne Rabideau Williams; two daughters from his first marriage; six stepchildren from his second marriage; brothers Wally Howser of Ripley, Jim Howser of Ripley, Don Williams of Dunkirk; sisters Olive Armfelt of Ohio, Coleen Lawson of Jamestown; several nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Friends are invited to greet the family at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, 30 Clinton Street, North East, PA on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. until time of memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Officiating Rev. David Kuchta. Private interment at Quincy Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family in care of the funeral home. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, PA 16428. Please send condolences to