Our beloved father, grandfather and husband, Harry Williams died on May 31, 2020, just 3 days short of celebrating his sixty ninth wedding anniversary to his beloved wife Louise Pecora Williams on June 2, 2020.
A life-long Yonkers resident from his birth on Oct 28, 1922, Harry served in the US Army during the second world war from December 1942 until December 1945; seeing action in the European theater during and after the D-Day invasion. Harry was a bricklayer by trade and was a member of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers of America, (formerly the Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers Union of America, the oldest continuously operating trade union in North America).
After working for 35 years on many high-rise structures throughout NYC and Westchester County, Harry founded his own construction company, Hazelton Builders Inc., later renamed Hazelton Homes. Specializing in residential construction, Harry was well regarded among his peers for his honesty, perfectionism and often excessive work ethic that was marked by his constant chiding of co-workers who could not keep up with his explosive energy that lasted up to his retirement at age 68. After years of hard work, Harry surprised us all by indulging Louise in over twenty glorious cruises and annual trips to Florida.
He is survived by his wife Louise Pecora Williams, his son Christopher (Mary-Beth); his three daughters; Linda Yazurlo, Tina Williams and Louise Williams; six grandchildren, Nicole Yazurlo, Michael Yazurlo, Matthew Yazurlo, Kevin Williams, Amy Williams and Peter Boger; and Ollie Williams, his miniature dachshund.