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George Williams class of 1958

August 6, 2016 by Sandra Williams Shelton (Register to contact)

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On August 4, 2016, George Holmes Williams III, DDS died in Baltimore, Md. He was the beloved husband of Diana (nee Ogilvie); devoted father of Jodi Lutz and her husband Adam, and Meghan Johnston and her husband Reuben; dear grandfather of Maitland and William Lutz and Clara and Vivien Johnston; dear brother of Sandra Williams Shelton of Los Osos California.
George was a 1958 graduate of Cranford High School.

. Memorial Service will be held Monday, 11AM, at 2nd Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21218. Those desiring may make donations to Operation Smile, 3641 Faculty Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 or to Leukemia And Lymphoma Society at *****.org/lls/donate

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Cranford High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

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Two Cranford Residents Honored at Daughters of Ireland Annual Irish Heritage Dinner  TAPinto.net

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