Frederick J. Williams

September 9, 1931January 24, 2019

Frederick Jackson Williams, 87, of Old Saybrook CT, died unexpectedly in Old Saybrook, CT on January 24th, 2019 at the age of 87.

Born in Schenectady NY 09/09/1931 to Emmett Eugene Williams and Laura Bell Faulconer.

Fred was an Army veteran of the Korean War. Fred went on to have a distinguished career as an engineer at the Naval Underwater Systems Lab until retirement. A 55-year member of the Masons, he helped in the construction of the Bay View Lodge in Niantic, CT. Fred also had a lifelong interest in Amateur Radio.

Fred is survived by his loving wife Hilda of Old Saybrook; his sons Frederick J Williams Jr and his partner Barbara of Leominster MA, Barry M Williams of Wellesley MA, Glenn E Williams and his wife Christina of Chelmsford MA, Charles A Williams and his wife Michele of Kissimmee FL, and Guy F Williams and his wife Renee of Londonderry NH; his brother Gene and his wife Carol of Martinez, CA, and his nieces Deborah, Laura, Marie, and Anne; and his wife’s family Charles R. Rau Sr of Higganum, and Charles R Rau Jr and his wife Danielle of East Hampton. He also has 10 living grandchildren.

Funeral service to be held at Grace Episcopal Church in Old Saybrook on February 9th at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Fred’s memory to the Eastern Connecticut Amateur Radio Association.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 9, 2019

Frederick J. Williams

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