Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home Obituaries

Jeffrey S. Williams 10/21/2020

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Jeffrey S. Williams, 73, of Prince Street passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital.  He was the loving husband of Diane (Shaughnessy) Williams for over 46 years.

Born September 22, 1947 in Boston, he was a son of the late Edward and Grace (Wing) Williams.

Jeff grew up in Wayland and lived in Canton for six years before moving to North Attleboro 35 years ago.

He was a 1965 graduate of Wayland High School and received a BA from Northeastern University in Boston in 1970.

He worked as a shipping manager at the Faxon Company in Westwood for 28 years.

Jeff was an avid sports fan and an accomplished athlete.  He played varsity football and baseball at Wayland High School and played football at Northeastern.

He was a great landscaper and loved animals, particularly his dogs, and also loved motorcycles.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, Steven Williams and wife Andrea of Cape Cod; five nieces and nephews: Christine Rowan, Robert Rowan, Jr. Thomas Rowan, Ned Williams and wife Katie and Jessica Harris;

His sister-in-law Sue Ann Rowan and several great-nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, October 26 from 4-7 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Town of North Attleboro Veteran’s Department, 43 South Washington Street, North Attleboro, MA 02760.