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James H. Williams

November 9, 1953 — May 19, 2024

New Lenox

James H. Williams, age 70, passed away peacefully at home in New Lenox on Sunday, May 19, 2024.

James is survived by his son Jeremy Williams; daughter-in-law Lauren; grandson Declan; girlfriend Gloria Franco, and her sons Anthony (Lauren) and Eric Garcia; and his sisters, Margaret Amato, Mary (Timothy) Hannig, Joellen (Robert) Rohde, Kathleen (Carl) Collina; and sister-in-law Janice Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, James and Catherine (nee Smith) Williams; his brother Thomas Williams; and his nephew Keith Boyer.

Born in Chicago on November 9th, 1953 to James and Catherine Williams. He was raised in Chicago Heights and was a 1972 graduate of Bloom High School. James then graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelors Degree and spent many years working as an Insurance Broker until his retirement in 2019. He was also a proud member of the Calumet Yacht Club. James was a great man and will be missed by all that knew him.

Services for James will be held on Sunday, June 30th, 2024 with a visitation at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Franics Road in New Lenox, from 11am until 4pm.

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Sunday, June 30, 2024

11:00am - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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102 Francis Rd, New Lenox, IL 60451

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