Catherine M. (Shipley) Williams, 75, of West Newton, died Tuesday, January 19, 2021. She was born June 19, 1945 in Salamanca, NY Indian Reservation, the youngest daughter of the late Paul and Ruth (Buzard) Shipley. Catherine had 46 years of service in nursing, retiring from Westmoreland Manor as a registered nurse. She was a member of First Baptist Church, West Newton and served with the West Newton Ambulance Service. Surviving are two sons, Rich Williams and wife, Lori and Paul Williams and wife, Tammy; seven grandchildren, J.R., Jessica, Melanie, Paul Jr., Matthew, Mark and Christian; sister, Betty McTish; brother, Wilbur “Red” Shipley; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, James Williams; brother, Wayne Shipley; and sisters, Evelyn Shoop and Barbara Shipley. Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8pm Friday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton. Masks must be worn and social distancing be maintained. The amount of people permitted in the funeral home at once is 40, so please limit your visit out of respect for others. Funeral and burial will be private. Condolences may be left at http://www.mccauleyfuneralhomes.com
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