Nancy Louise (Williams) Potoski

May 26, 1948 ~ October 22, 2020 (age 72)



Nancy L. (Williams)


Age 72, on Thursday, October 22, 2020, of Emsworth, originally of Neville Island.

Daughter of the late Francis C. and Marie I. Williams;

loving wife of Andrew "Drew" for 50 years;

devoted mother of Brian (Laura), and Janeen (Joe) McWilliams;

beloved grammy of Sofia and Will;

beloved sister of James (Peggy) Williams, Patricia (Rick) Lombard, Robert (Deborah) Williams, Burt (Jan) Williams, Maryann (James) Tussey, Tom (the late Judy) Williams, and the late Tim Williams;

and beloved niece of great Aunt Pat Borza.

Will also be dearly missed by many friends and relatives, including nieces, nephews, and cousins.


Nancy was a proud graduate of OLSH High School (class of 1966), an avid reader, member of the Sacred Heart choir for decades, and delighted in participating in the Prayer Shawl Ministry of Assumption Parish. She loved the church and was strong in her faith. She cherished her time spent with her card club, as well as participating in water aerobics at the Franklin Park YMCA. More than anything she enjoyed spending time with her family.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the extraordinary nurses at UPMC Presbyterian and Select Specialty Hospital.

Friends received TUESDAY 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 at the McDONALD-LINN Funeral Services, 529 California Avenue, Avalon, 15202. Mass of Christian Burial WEDNESDAY Sacred Heart Church, Emsworth. EVERONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH FOR MASS at 11:30 a.m. Interment following at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

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October 27, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
McDonald - Linn Funeral Service

October 27, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McDonald - Linn Funeral Service (California, California Ave)

Mass of Christian Burial
October 28, 2020

11:30 AM
Sacred Heart Church
154 Orchard Ave.
Emsworth, PA 15202

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