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Cecil A. Williams

Obituary for Cecil A. Williams

November 21, 1935 - December 17, 2018
New Durham, New Hampshire | Age 83


Cecil A. Williams, 83, of New Durham, NH passed away peacefully early Monday morning, December 17, 2018 surrounded by his wife of 36 years and his daughter. Cecil was born November 21, 1935 in Malta, Montana to the late Carol (Kroger) Williams and Edmund Williams.
Cecil was a graduate of Miliken University in Decatur, IL.
He proudly served his country during the Korean conflict as part of the 82nd and 11th Airborne Divisions of the United States Army. After serving his country he became a member of the Decatur Police Department and joined Mueller Co and Jones Chemical as a successful salesman and sales manager.

Cecil knew the value of giving back to his community and put service above self throughout his lifetime. His volunteer service was wide-ranging. He was a volunteer fireman for the Greece Lakeshore FD in Greece, NY. He served on the Litchfield, NH zoning boards and as a Selectmen for the town of Litchfield, NH where he lived for 30 years. Cecil was also active in St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Litchfield serving his church in many capacities. He was also a member of The Nashua Rotary Club. As a member of the Knights of Columbus in both Hudson/Litchfield and New Durham, NH he served as a Grand Knight of the organization and member of the Fourth Degree of the Knights.

In 2010, Cecil and his wife, Connie moved to New Durham, NH where he immediately became a contributing member of that community. Serving on the town zoning board and volunteering at the Wright Museum in Wolfeboro, NH. His true passion was serving the parish of Saint Katherine Drexel in Alton, NH. His lasting memory will be the outdoor Stations of the Cross monuments which stands today on the grounds of the parish.

Cecil is survived by his wife, Constance J. (Trombly) Williams of New Durham, NH. His two daughters, Cristen (Williams) Santa, her husband, Alan Santa and Cherie Williams both from Olathe, KS. His step-daughter, Catherine Mary (Sullivan) Schofield and her husband Kirkland Schofield of Nashua. His step-son John S. Sullivan, Jr and his wife Carrie of Nashua. Ten grandchildren; Jacob, Hannah and Avery Sloan of Kansas. Emma Williams of Kansas. Sheala (Schofield) Deciccio, Samuel and Alex Schofield of Nashua. Aidan, John and Caroline of Nashua. He also enjoyed three great-grandchildren, Lacey and Finley Schofield of Nashua and Audryanna Deciccio of Nashua. He is survived by two sisters Hilda and her husband Frank Michael of Bellevue, WA and Helga and the late David Schink of Mt. Vernon, WA as well as a sister-in-law Dr. Catherine (Trombly) Latham and John Latham (deceased) of Walpole, MA. Brothers-in-law Frank H. Trombly, Jr and his wife Betty Trombly (both deceased), James J. Trombly (deceased) and his wife Denise of Punta Gorda, FL, William R. Trombly and wife Bette (Riley) Trombly (both deceased) both of Manchester, NH and Daniel G. Trombly of Franklin, NH. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Friday, December 21, 2018 in St. Katharine Drexel Church, 40 Hidden Springs Road, Alton, NH 03809. Burial will be in Litchfield, NH in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH which can be found online at or 210 Naticook Rd. in Merrimack, NH 03054.
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