Wilma J. Williams-DeGasperis

Birth Date: 
Thursday, November 11, 1948
Date of Passing: 
Thursday, March 4, 2021

CANTON – Wilma J. Williams-DeGasperis, 72, of Canton passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Mercy Hospital in Canton.

She was born November 11, 1948 in Ashland, the daughter of the Rev. Hillis I. and Emma Jean Taylor Fath.  She married Eugene DeGasperis on February 14, 1992.  He survives.

She had been a Therapeutic Program Worker at ACDC retiring after 30 years of service.  Wilma was a member of the Canton Baptist Temple and was an avid quilter and reader.

Surviving in addition to her husband is a daughter Michelle Williams of Navarrre; grandchildren Cynthia A. (Cody) Patton, Jeffrey P. Wein, Amy R. (Jeffrey) Stanley and Richard J. Fishel; great-grandchildren Carter D. Stanley, Oliver G. Patton, Mila B. Patton, Adalynn R. Stanley and Theodore E. Patton.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents, a son Richard A. Williams and siblings Linda M. Myers and Robert E. Fath Sr.

There will be no calling hours or services.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Those who wish may make memorial donations to Pregnancy Choices, 4500 22nd St. NW, Canton, OH 44708

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

Those who wish may make memorial donations to Pregnancy Choices, 4500 22nd St. NW, Canton, OH 44708


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So sorry to hear of Wilma's passing. I'm sure she will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy. Sandra Choma

Gino, our deepest sympathy, Rick and Deb DeGasperis

So sorry to hear of Wilma's passing. Wilma use to babysit me when I was young and it was a pleasure to work with her at ACDC. Blessings to Michelle and Gino and the family.

Sorry for your loss of Wilma. I worked with her at ACDC.

Sorry to hear of Wilma passing. She was a joy to work with at ACDC.

Condolences to all the family

We would like to offer our condolences to the family at the passing of Wilma. So sorry to hear about that. She was a High School classmate at Triway.

My deepest sympathy to Wilmas family.Had fun working with Wilma.She was caring & a good person.She will be missed.Peace to your hearts.

Gino and Family; we were so sorry to hear of Wilma’s home going yesterday. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Psalms 116:15

I feel so sorry for Wilma's death. She use to baby sit my siblings and I. She took us to her church at times. Later I would cross paths again at ACDC. Praying for peace and comfort.

Gino, I am so sorry about Wilma's passing. I'm glad I got to meet her at our family reunion a few years ago. My deepest sympathy to you and family. I have been praying for peace and comfort. Take care. Love, Anna Marie

We just heard about Will’s death. We are sad.

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