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Nancy Donohue McWilliams

December 11, 2014

Nancy Donohue McWilliams, 90, of 117 West Market Street, Danville PA passed away Monday, December 8, 2014 at Christ the King Manor in DuBois PA. She was born July 23, 1924 in Shamokin PA, the daughter of the late Francis and Violet Wolfe Donohue.  

She was married for 68 years to Charles E. "Sonny" McWilliams, Jr. whom she married July 15, 1946. 

Nancy graduated in 1941 from Shamokin High School.  She graduated from Bloomsburg State College in 1961 with a Bachelor's degree and in 1964 with a  Master's degree in Elementary Education and from Bucknell University in 1966 with a Master's degree in Guidance.  She was employed as a teacher in the Danville School District in 1963 and from 1969-1988 as a Guidance Counselor at Danville High School. 

Nancy was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Danville PA.   

Nancy was an avid reader and enjoyed her piano, puzzles and spending time with her family.  She liked to travel and for much of her life belonged to several bowling leagues.  When she was first married, she even used to go hunting with her husband, Sonny. 

In addition to her husband, Charles "Sonny" McWilliams of Danville PA, she is survived by one son, Charles "Chad" McWilliams and his wife Rory of Yorba Linda CA and one daughter, Sharon Frances Carr and her partner Kevin Hudock DuBois PA.  Also surviving are eight grandchildren; Renee Mongold and her husband Steve of Virginia Beach VA, Brian Carr of Virginia Beach VA, Alyssa Putnam and her husband Niles of Dover Delaware, Mark Carr of Pittsburgh PA, Patrick Carr of Pittsburgh PA, Brett Holmes and his wife Jessica of Yorba Linda CA; Shannon Gard and her husband Wes of Ladera Ranch CA and Kerry McWilliams of Anaheim CA  and eight great-grandchildren; Ben, Kyle, Will, Josh, Dorian, Addy, Taylor and Sydney.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church 18 E Center Street Danville PA with the Reverend Tri M. Luong officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Danville PA.  Friends will be received Friday evening from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 10 West Mahoning Street Danville PA and from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM in St. Hubert Chapel at the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis TN  38105 or Christ the King Manor 1100 West Long Avenue Dubois PA  15801.  www.visneski.com


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