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Eleanor Williams

May 10, 1932 ~ February 24, 2021 (age 88)

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Eleanor “Ellie” C. Williams

Member of Real Estate Million Dollar Sales Club

Beloved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, 88


Mrs. Eleanor “Ellie” C. (nee Corbett) Williams, 88, of Glen Ridge, NJ and Sea Isle City, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at St. Joseph’s Wayne Hospital.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Tuesday, March 2 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m..  The service and interment will be held privately.  


Ellie was born in Elizabeth, NJ and was a lifelong resident of Glen Ridge, NJ.  She was employed as Vice President of J. R. Higgins Realty, Carlstadt, NJ for many years before continuing her career with Century 21/Semeio Realty, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ before retiring.  She was a member of the Million Dollar Sales Club for over 25 years attaining the Silver Level.  She also served on the Ethics Board of the Multiple Listing Service.


Ellie was a professional dancer on the Steel Pier in Atlantic City where she met the love of her life Don F. Williams who passed in 2014 after 60 beautiful years of marriage.


She is survived by her devoted children Kathleen “Kitty” Tedesco and her husband Lou, Leigh Ann Hanas and her husband George, Colleen Sowa and her significant other Peter Tighe, Margaret “Peggy” Cerimido and her husband Charles and Amy Fitton; her cherished grandchildren Michael Moran and his wife Kate, Lauren E. Sowa and her husband Tim Eliot, Jonathan M.C. Sowa and his wife Amanda, Logan C. Sowa and her finance` Scott Long, Hayley C. Cerimido, Dean J. Cerimido, Cole F. Fitton, and Claudia E. Fitton; and her precious great-grandchildren Trey H. Moran, Maddox T. Moran, and Sophia F. Sowa.


Ellie is predeceased by her husband Don F. Williams (2014), her son Thomas C. Williams (2009), her parents Thomas and Marguerite E. (nee McGuire) Corbett, and her brother Bill Corbett and his wife Peg.


For anyone who is unable to attend the visitation service and graveside service , a live stream through Event Live is available for you to view.  The link is set forth below:



Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic occupancy limitations, visitors are asked to pay their respects in a timely fashion and exit in order to allow others the opportunity to enter the funeral home. Visitors are also required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.




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March 2, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Private Services

Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

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