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James A. Williams

August 26, 1950 — August 18, 2019

James Allen Williams Sr. age 68 of Canonsburg passed away peacefully Sunday August 18, 2019 in Canonsburg General Hospital. He was born August 26, 1950 in Monongahela a son of the late James W. and Betty Jean English Williams Sr. He was a graduate of Charleroi High School. Jim lived the past 20 years in Canonsburg and had been employed for 15 years with Waste Management and one year with Kelly Run. He loved recycling such things as motors, aluminum etc., enjoyed cooking and was an avid hunter and fisherman. On September 24, 1994 he married Janice L. Jochem who survives. Also left behind to cherish his memory are his two sons; James Allen Williams Jr. of Columbus Ohio and Jonathan Joseph Williams (Sarie) of St. Clairsville Ohio, daughter Suellen Knochel (Matt) of Ambridge, four grandsons; Jordan and Jake Guntrum, Anthony and Jason Williams three brothers; G. Durk Williams (Janice), Keith Williams and Leslie Williams, five sisters; Linda Eustis (David), Cathy Martin, Naryn “Denise” Parsons, Dana Parsons and Mayde (Aaron) and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8pm Thursday August 22, 2019 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor 304 West Pike street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where services will be held at 11 am Friday August 23, 2019. To view or extend condolences please visit

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