Cindy Rose McWilliams

April 20, 1962July 8, 2018

Cindy McWilliams, age 56, passed away peacefully at Nyack Hospital, surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 8, 2018. She was born April 20, 1962, in Bronx, New York, to Jim and Rose McWilliams. She was a 1980 honors graduate of Nyack High School and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Albany in 1984. She went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Special Education and Elementary School Teaching at Manhattanville College in 1986. She worked as a teacher at Our Lady of Mercy, Portchester, New York and in the Cherry Point School District in North Carolina. Working with children was one of her greatest joys. Cindy lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures; joking often with friends and family, scrapbooking life’s events, and spending time with her nephews whom she loved dearly. Cindy was very witty and had a special way of embracing people with genuine heartfelt love and concern. She is survived by her Dad, Jim; brothers, Jim and Dan; Sisters in-law Pam and Christy, and nephews, James, Danny, Ryan, Robert, TJ, Jeb, and Luke. Family and friends whose lives were touched by Cindy are invited to the Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service located at 321 S Main St, New City, NY 10956 from 2 p.m. – and 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018, to reminisce, grieve, and support one another. The funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church located at 82 Lake Rd, Congers, NY 10920.


  • Visiting Friday, July 13, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, July 14, 2018

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