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Shirley Ann (Schmidt) Williams

January 15, 1954 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 64)


Shirley Williams

Easthampton- Shirley Ann (Schmidt) Williams, age 64, of Pleasant Street and formerly of

Southampton, died on Sunday July 22, 2018 at the Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton,

surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 15, 1954 to the

late Richard Edward Schmidt Sr and Shirley Ester (Welch) Schmidt. She was raised and educated

in Southampton.


Shirley worked for many years as a book keeper for a former graphic design company in Holyoke.

She loved boating, the out of doors, spending time with family and looked forward every year to

going to the beaches.

She is survived by her daughter; Michelle L. Williams of Springfield, a step son; Robert Baker of

Springfield, a brother; Richard “Dicky” Schmidt Jr and his wife Patricia of Southampton, a grand

daughter; Joelle Williams of Springfield, two nephews; Richard Edward Schmidt III, Stevie Schmidt,

a niece; Chrissy Schmidt and many friends. Shirley was predeceased by her loving husband, Robert

Louis Williams on February 13, 2010, a cherished grandson, Dylan Anthony Williams on April 19,

2015 and a brother, Steve Schmidt on July 18, 1983.

Calling hours for Shirley will be held on Friday July 27, from 4-7pm at the Graham Funeral Home &

Cremation Services, 18 Adams Street in Easthampton, whom honorably and proudly has been

entrusted with providing for Shirley's care and services. A graveside service will be held on Saturday,

July 28 at 9:45am at Center Cemetery on College Highway in Southampton. Donations are requested

in her memory to the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, 512 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752.

Please visit rwgrahamfuneralhome.com for online condolences.

Donations may be made to:

Special Olympics Massachusetts
512 Forest Street, Marlborough MA 01752

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