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Mary Ann Williams, 85, of Williamsport, passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 10 at the Loyalsock Embassy with her loving husband by her side.

Mary Ann was born August 23, 1936 in Corning, NY to Homer M. and Isabel J. (Teed) Rood.

She graduated from Liberty High School and pursued a secretarial program at Williamsport Technical Institute. Mary Ann worked for Sylvania for five years, then worked for SEDA COG for 24 years, where she finally retired in 2001 as a Senior Program Assistant.

Mary Ann was a devoted member of the Episcopal Church of Christ where she was an active member of their women’s organization. She was also Den Mother for Cub Scouts, active in Grange Associations, a well-known Welsh cake baker and a keen artisan.

Surviving Mary Ann is her husband of 61 years, Glenn Williams of Williamsport; his son, Marc Williams (Amy) of Lopez; brother, Leigh Rood (Amy) of Nauvoo; and grandsons, Jaron and Jacob. In addition to her parents, Mary Ann was predeceased by her brother, Howard Rood.

A memorial service to honor the life of Mary Ann will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 426 Mulberry St., Williamsport with the Reverend Kyle Murphy officiating. A visitation will take place from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary Ann’s name may be made to the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 West Fourth St., Williamsport, PA, 17701.

Online condolences may be offered on Mary Ann’s Memorial page at

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