April 1, 1923 - January 9, 2021
MONTICELLO, IL/UTICA - Mrs. Gladys S. “Gabby" (Duda) Carvelli Williams, age 97, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, January 9, 2021 with her loving family by her side. Gladys was born on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1923. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Agnes (Nawoj) Duda. She was raised and educated in Utica schools. At one time, she was married to Anthony Carvelli, a union that brought the blessing of three children. In 1965 she entered into a second nuptial with Herbert A. Williams until his passing in 1994. Gladys was a gentle and selfless person who supported her children in all their endeavors and taught them to make sound decisions in their lives. Gladys had a close bond with her late sister Veronica “Ronnie” Femia. They spent a great deal of time together playing cards ($1.00/game), going to Bingo, and traveling. Gladys is survived by her son John (Bonnie) Carvelli; and her daughter Sandra (Michael) Collins and her son-in-law John DiNigro; stepdaughters Nancy Gilligan, Linda Williams, and Lois Webster; and stepson Robert (Jean) Williams. In addition, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews will hold her memory in their hearts. She was preceded by her daughter Johanne (Carvelli) DiNigro; sister Veronica “Ronnie” Femia; stepdaughters Carol Klch, and Joan Turner. Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 19th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at the Eannace Funeral Home, Inc., 932 South St., corner of Hammond Ave. Gladys’ funeral service and Celebration of Life will commence on Tuesday morning at 11:00 at Holy Trinity Church where her Mass of Christian Burial will be offered. Social distancing and registration for contact tracing will be implemented. Also, a mask covering your nose and mouth will be required. Interment to take place in Crown Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. During this time of social distancing that we are all experiencing, please take a moment to connect with Gladys’ family through the “Memories” section of her obituary. Our prayers go out to all as a sign of our continued support.
MONTICELLO, IL/UTICA - Mrs. Gladys S. “Gabby" (Duda) Carvelli Williams, age 97, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, January 9, 2021 with her loving family by her side. Gladys was born on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1923. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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