WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, Canada - John H. Williams, of Winnipeg, formerly of Larchmont, N.Y., died Oct. 30. He was 83.
Williams was born April 25, 1931, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to William and Gwyneth Williams. He grew up in New Rochelle, where he graduated from Isaac Young High School. He next attended Wesleyan University and then pursued graduate studies at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, and later at Occidental College in California after serving in the Army. He moved to Larchmont in 1960 with his wife.
He was a member of Larchmont Avenue Church, the Larchmont Fire Department Ambulance Protective Corps, the Lions and University Clubs of Larchmont. He retired as a senior partner at Coopers and Lybrand in 1989. He reconnected with friends in Winnipeg.
Williams is survived by his son Steven (Louise); six grandchildren; partner, Elaine Ryan of Winnipeg; and extended Ryan family there. He was predeceased by his wife, Joan.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 at the Larchmont Avenue Church, with a reception immediately following the service.
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