Williams, Norman F.

Norman F. Williams, 82, of Reading, passed away Friday, January 27th, at his residence.

He was born in Liverpool, England, on June 8, 1934, a son of the late Eliza (Spencer)and Francis E. Williams.

Mr. Williams was the husband of Mary Ellen (Fix) Williams.

He was a member of Ebenezer Mountain View Church, Reading, .

Norman served in the U.S. Army.

He worked as a electrician at Rockwell International, retired in 1996.

Norman enjoyed hiking, biking, playing the Accordion and Polka dancing. He was a life long soccer fan and enjoyed watching his grandson play soccer.

In addition to his wife Norman is survived by
two sons Kenneth A. Williams, of Kenhorst; David K., husband of Dawn Williams, of Blandon;

Two sisters, Gwendaline Kline, of Muhlenberg; Elin, wife of Marlin Sanders, of Fleetwood; and a brother, Owen Williams, of Colorado.

He is also survived by Granddaughter Ashlyn and grandson Adrian.

A Religious Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 1st at the Sanders Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 1501 North 11th Street, Reading.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home.

Interment in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reading.

Contributions may be made to: Fleetwood Youth Soccer Club PO Box 117 Fleetwood, PA 19522.

Please sign the online guest register at www.sandersfuneral.com.


  1. We will greatly miss Norman as he was always energetic and enthusiastic and supported Jen and I on numerous occasions playing his beloved accordion. It has been a great privilege to have known Norman and our deepest sympathies go out to Mary Ellen and the family at this very sad time.

  2. Cheryl and I send our condolences to Mary Ellen and family. I always enjoyed talking about soccer with Norman, and I will remember his understated and perceptive sense of humor.

  3. It was always a pleasure to greet Norman at one of our hikes. Lately he had been enjoying taking photos with his cellphone too. And I was glad he was able to play his accordian at the jam sessions at the Port Clinton barbershop. He will be missed.

  4. Loved your company and music. We will miis you a lot. PEACE Rudy and Annelies

  5. Our friend Norm will be missed by the Berks Community Hiking Club. He was a good hiker and his friendliness and humor will leave an empty spot in our group. May God bless you and help you to remember all the good times you had with him. A Hiker Friend, Herb Van Horn.

  6. So very sorry for your loss. Sending our sincerest condolences to Mary Ellen and the entire family. I will alwayscremember his smile. Take good care. Love, Barb and Gary

  7. We are so sorry for your loss. We always looked forward to walking and chatting with Norman at Dayspring’s Turkey Trot. Such a nice man. Norman, may the choirs of angels come to greet you; may they speed you to paradise; may the Lord enfold you in His mercy; may you find eternal life. Requiescat in pace.

  8. Such a shock. Had a pleasant talk with him 2 wks ago about his old bicycles.
    Always sweet & pleasant. RIP. Another hiker friend.

  9. Norman was one of my role models in the biking group of seniors that rides on Thursdays. Always a kind and enthusiastic guy! I would run into him biking the trail in Laureldale while I would be hiking there, too. He will be sorely missed. Condolences to his family, and other friends

  10. Sepp and I send our heartfull sympathy for Mary Ellen and the family. It was our pleasure to know Norman.
    Sepp and Jeanette Winkler

  11. So sad to hear of Norman’s passing. He was always a pleasure to hike with. He will certainly be missed by the hiking community.

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