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Carmel A. Williams
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  • St. Peter's Church Memorial Fund
    303 N. Franklin St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“I wanted to let you all know that I thought very highly of your parents! Your dad was my best man at my wedding with Charlene. We met your mom and...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“It was indeed a privilege to get to know Carmel, we all looked forward to her visits at the Green Thumb. Her kind and loving spirit shined to...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Ned and Sherry Warner - OH

“Want to offer our condolences to the family. Your Mom always had a ready Smile and happy hello wherever we met her. Hope the many happy memories...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Dick and Linda Anderson - OH

“Want to send our family condolences from our family, your Mother was such a sweet and loving person our prayers will be with all of you during this...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Ruth and John and Matt Campbell - OH

“May the light of Carmel's life live on in the hearts of all she has touched through our Lord Jesus Christ. ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: Martie Richardson - Lima, OH

“Please realize that I am so sorry for your loss. Carmel was a wonderful lady. I remember the first time I met her and your father Lenny when my Aunt...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Martie Richardson - Lima, OH

“Dear Mark, We are saddened to hear of your family's loss. Know that you and your family are in our thoughts. Sincerely, all of us at L+P ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: The Lion+Panda Family

“I remember. walking my dog once. and went down on her street once, and seen her in her car creeping down the drive way and then it was peddle to the...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Tracy Shelton - New Brenen, OH

“Prayers to the family. We commend her to God. Pastor David Coffin, Trinity Lutheran Church (Moulton), Wapakoneta, Ohio 34895 ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Rev. David Coffin - Wapakoneta, OH

“Williams Family,I am truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts add prayers go out to you all. Sincerely, Brian Ault ”
10 of 25 | Posted by: Brian Ault - Tipp City, OH

“I'm sorry to hear of your mom passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family ”
11 of 25 | Posted by: Sandy (Bertke) Rector - Columbus, OH

“Mark, Joan, Della, and Steven; We were so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing, and we didn't know about your dad til several months afterword, and...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Joan, Mark, Della and sorry to hear of your moms passing.....she was a great lady and super mom......loved her and your dad. Thinking of...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Lynda Barhorst - Hudson, FL

“To the family, please accept my condolences, My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you at this difficult time. Please find peace in knowing that God...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Lulu

“Many thoughts & prayers to the Williams' family is this time of unparalleled sadness, ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Ashley Peek - INDIANAPOLIS, IN

“So sorry Steve and Family! ”
16 of 25 | Posted by: Beth Sheehy - Friend

“Joan della mark sreven you and your family's are in our prayers although the next few days will be hard you have the love and prayers of all of us I...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Teresa Denise Debra Joyce - OH

“Words cannot express our sympathy regarding your loss. Your Mother/Grandmother always had a smile and kind words for everyone. May your faith...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Linda & Lee Dicke - New Bremen, OH

“I send my heart felt love and prayers toJoan,Mark,Della,Steven. Nay our Father touch his hand upon each and every family member. Father give them...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Beth Braden-Schoffner - Sidney, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Such a sweet lady. Loved talking to her - hugs. ”
20 of 25 | Posted by: Cheryl Barlage - New Bremen

“So sorry to hear of Carmel's passing. She truly was a wonderful person ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Gina Schmitmeyer - Acquaintance

“So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Tim and Sue Smiley - Germantown, OH

“Dear Steve, Mark and I are so sorry to hear of your loss once again. Your Mom & Dad were such good people, and so friendly too. We have many good...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Mark & Terri Doenges - Wapakoneta, OH

“Don and I are so sorry for your family's loss. Carmel was such a dear person, and she will be missed. Her smile and her goodness won't be...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Janice Gagel - New Bremen, OH

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts break for all of you. She always made us feel so welcome. I just realized, I am the only "kid" left in...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Larry & Karen Kohlrieser


Of New Bremen, died on Saturday, May 7, 2016 in the evening hours at her residence. She was born on August 22, 1938 in Bombay, India. She was the daughter of John and Dorothy (Wright) Haslem. On May 24, 1964 she married Leonard S. Williams who died on March 4, 2015. Survivors include her children; Joan and Mark Schwartz, Mark and Deb Williams, Della and Michael Conradi all of New Bremen and Steve and Jenny Williams of Concord, NC. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Alexis Schwartz, Chloe Schwartz, Christopher Williams, Hadley Williams, Sam Burtch and Madeline Burtch, her sister Bridget Rozario of London, England and her brothers Leo Haslem and Algea Haslem, both of London, England. Along with her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister Mercy Stevens.

Mrs. Williams, along with her family, moved to New Bremen in 1972. She was a member of St. Peter's Church in New Bremen. While in London, she had studied and became a registered nurse and her career continued in the healthcare field after moving to New Bremen, first as a nursing assistant at the former Lone Pine Nursing Home in New Bremen, and later at the Heritage Center in Minster until her retirement in 2006. She enjoyed and dearly loved her children and grandchildren, the New Bremen community, and helping others.

Funeral services will be on Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at the St. Peter's Church in New Bremen with Pastor Ed Rinehart officiating. Inurnment will be in the German Protestant Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 12, 2016 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services on Friday at the church. Memorials may be giving to the St. Peter's Church Memorial Fund in memory of Carmel. Condolences to the Williams family can be left online at

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