|Birth: ||Nov. 2, 1935|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 2010|
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — Mary Jane Williams, 74, a long-time resident of Cambridge Springs, died Friday, March 19, 2010, at Rolling Fields in Conneautville, surrounded by her children and exceptionally loving caregivers.
She was very much loved by her family and by all who knew her, and she will be sadly missed.
Mary Jane was born on Nov. 2, 1935, in Woodcock Township, a daughter of the late William Ernest Baker and Alice Johnston Baker.
She graduated from Cambridge Springs High School in 1955.
Mary Jane was married to Rudy Leopold for 15 years and to the late Robert Williams for 11 years.
A great mom and homemaker, Mary Jane was well known for her cooking and baking, even winning pie contests. She also sold Avon products in Cambridge for 13 years. While in better health, Mary Jane attended First Church of God in Cambridge Springs and was a member of Venango Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 169 and American Legion Post 381 of Cambridge Springs.
She is survived by two sons, Rudy Charles Leopold and his wife, Janice, of Robbinsville, N.C., and William Leopold and his wife, Nancy, of Girard; a daughter, Cheryll Leopold of Clearwater, Fla.; two brothers, Ernest Baker of Portsmouth, R.I., and Lloyd Baker of Cambridge Springs; four grandchildren, Jessie Leopold Lasher, Debbie Faunce, Jason Nelson and Eric Nelson; several great-grandchildren; two nieces, Sondra Fitch of Cambridge Springs and Toni Daughenbaugh of Hudson, Fla.; and a nephew, Tom Kulczycke of Tampa, Fla.
Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, were her stepmother, Lenore Baker; two sisters, Rachel Smith and Virginia Lewis; and an uncle, James Johnston.
Friends may call at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend the funeral there on Tuesday morning at 10.
Interment will be in Venango Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Rolling Fields, 9108 State Highway 198, Conneautville, Pa. 16406; or Cambridge Area Volunteer Ambulance Service, 302 Venango Ave., Cambridge Springs, Pa. 16403.
William Ernest Baker (1897 - 1979)
Alice Leona Johnston Baker (1896 - 1951)
Virginia Elnora Baker Lewis (1917 - 2000)*
Rachel Pauline Baker Smith (1920 - 1992)*
Mary Jane Baker Williams (1935 - 2010)
Plot: Section 7, Lot 16A
Created by: Randi Bowersox Peterson
Record added: Mar 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50045233