Diane Marie Williams, 71, of Bellefonte, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was born on July 24, 1947, in Bellefonte, the daughter of Donald R. Biddle, who survives at home in Bellefonte, and the late Eleanor (Musser) Biddle.
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She was a 1969 graduate of Mansfield State College with a degree in Home Economics. She taught Family and Consumer Sciences for 30 years, first in the Susquenita School District and then at Bellefonte High School for 27 years.
She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bellefonte, where she served for a number of years as Superintendent of the Sunday School and Director of Vacation Bible School. Diane enjoyed traveling with her husband, working with stained glass and other crafts, playing Mahjong with friends, and spending time with her cat, Rosie. She was thankful for all of her home caregivers, family and friends, and for her husband, Scott, for their help during her illness.
In addition to her father, she is survived by her husband of 38 years, Scott Williams, and by two sons, Matthew Condon of Reston, VA, and Timothy Williams of Pittsburg, PA. She is also survived by a sister, Karen Younce of Anthony, KS; and two brothers, Kenneth Biddle of Lewistown, PA, and John Biddle of Warrior’s Mark, PA.
Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Centre County PAWS at 1401 Trout Road, State College, PA 16801 or the Parkinson’s Research Foundation at PO Box 20256, Sarasota, FL 34276 or www.parkinsonresearchfoundation.org.