WILLIAMS, Bernardine Dugan
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Bernardine Dugan “Duggie” Williams, age 86, of Marietta, GA, passed away on August 11, 2014. Duggie was born on September 17, 1927, to Thomas and Margaret Dugan of Moorestown, N.J. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Alfred Williams, Jr. She graduated from Moorestown HS in 1945, and worked for Strawbridge’s Department Store and Mid-Continent Airlines before becoming a wife and mother. Duggie’s vocation was being a devoted wife to her husband, a loving mother to her 12 children and a doting grandmother to her 25 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She lived her faith as an active volunteer for years at Blessed Sacrament and Transfiguration Catholic churches. In recent years she assisted her children as a volunteer at Drake Realty. Duggie never met a stranger and always had a kind word and a caring attitude for those around her. Her family was her life. Duggie is survived by her children Dixie (Mike) Groutt, Peggy (Tom) McBrayer, Gordon (Linda) Williams, Jim Williams, Tom (Ann) Williams, Bernie (Glenn) Drake, Ed (Karen) Williams, Patty (Greg) Teel, Joe (Mary) Williams; sisters Ruth Eells, Eileen Thrasher and Elaine Reid; brother Don Dugan; grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 5pm until 8pm on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at Medford-Peden Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 1408 Canton Hwy, NE, Marietta, GA 30066. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 15, 2014, at 2pm at Transfiguration Catholic Church, 1815 Blackwell Road, Marietta, GA, with interment to follow at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Transfiguration Chapter of the St. Vincent de Paul Society or Autism Speaks, www.AutismSpeaks.org
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