- Local Guide
Diane M. Williams, 54, of Shenandoah, Va., passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at UVA Hospital in Charlottesville, Va., after a lengthy illness.
Diane was born April 18, 1959, in Punxsutawney, the daughter of Dorothy (Weaver) Elbel and the late Glenn Elbel.
On Aug. 16, 1981, she married David Williams of Penfield. He preceded her in death.
Diane was a 1977 graduate of Punxsutawney Area High School.
In 1999, she graduated from Triangle Tech, where she studied mechanical design.
She relocated to Hampton, Va., where she was a design engineer at Jerry Pittman and Associates.
She is survived by one daughter, Ashley Williams of Shenandoah, Va.
Also surviving is her mother, Dorothy Elbel; one sister, Joyce Jasso and husband Jesus; one brother, Thomas Elbel and wife Connie, all of Punxsutawney, along with several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.