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Albert C. Williams

Albert C. Williams, 71, of Alpha, NJ, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2023, at St. Luke’s Warren Hospital, in Phillipsburg, NJ. 

Albert was born in Somerville, NJ, on May 5, 1951 to the late Robert H. and Evelyn M. Coolbaugh Williams.    

Albert was a retired drywall contractor, having been in business with his twin brother for 30 years, he delivered the Express Times in Alpha and Pohatcong for 15 years, and had been a janitor at the Alpha Fire Company where he was also a bartender. Albert enjoyed watching old time western movies, Nascar and Football in which he was a fan of the 49ers. He also liked hanging out with his friends, whether in his backyard or at various social clubs, but most of all he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren whom he loved very much.

Albert was a social member of the Alpha Fire Company and Huntington Fire and was a member of the Alpha United Presbyterian Church.

Albert is survived by his wife of 49 years, Diane Blenkin Williams; sons Brian and his wife Falicia and Jeffrey and his wife Brooke; 4 grandchildren, Payton, Becca, Jayce and Vanessa; sisters Beverly Lalley, Barbara Kiley (Joseph), and Karen Crouse (Gerald); brothers Robert Jr. (Christine), Leon Sr. (Ellen), Harley (Cheryl), Richard (Victor) and Jake (Clint) and many nieces and nephews.  Along with his parents, Albert was predeceased by his twin brother, Norman and his brother, Gary.

Viewing Hours are scheduled for Tuesday, January 24, 2023, from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM, at the Finegan Funeral Home, 924 Second Ave, Alpha, NJ. There will be an additional Viewing Period at the funeral home the following day, Wednesday, January 25, 2023, from 10 to 11 AM, with a Funeral Service to directly follow. The interment will then be at the United Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Alpha, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alpha Fire Company, 1109 Lee Ave, Alpha, NJ, 08865.