first_imgFuneral services took place June 9 for Howard Franklin Williams, 74. He passed away May 25. The son of the late Otto Williams and Juanita Williams, he was born in Jersey City. His formal education was in the Jersey City public school system in Jersey City. Soon afterwards Howard joined the United States Armed Forces from August 1964 to May 1967. Howard served as a welder while in the Army. After his military service Howard returned home to care for his mother Juanita until her death. The United States Postal Service employed Howard for many years, until he retired. After his retirement, Howard could not stay home idle. So he delivered medication to home bound people on a part time engagement. Howard was known around his neighborhood and community. He enjoyed going camping, watching movies, hunting, and eating candy. He was a God Father, generous, compassionate, and helped those in need. He is survived by his three sisters Jeanette Cuthbert, Wille Mae Washington, and Brenda Williams, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. In addition to his parents Mr. and Mrs. Williams, he was predeceased by his brother David Williams Sr.Services arranged by the Family Funeral Home, Newark.last_img

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