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December 12, 2023


Glenn David Williams, age 73, of Sandwich, MA, passed away at home surrounded by family and close friends on December 12, 2023.

Glenn was born in Beverly, MA to Kenneth and Eleanor Williams (Ness) and was raised in Orange, MA. He graduated from Ralph C Mahar Regional School. He began his studies at Fannie Farmer School of Cooking. He then attended Mt. Wachusett Community College and graduated with his degree in Nursing. Glenn and Janet married in 1979, and after residing in Orange, moved with his family to Cape Cod in 1986.

Glenn’s professional career included a wide range of settings that spanned southeastern Massachusetts within the specialty of psychiatric nursing. He was known for his dedication, compassion, and kindness towards his patients. He was often riding his motorcycle to home visits, greeting his patients with a warm smile, bringing a shining light into their lives.

Glenn’s passion for photography lead him to embrace his love for trains, lighthouses, landscapes, and candid photos of his family. Glenn cherished memories made on family vacations that spanned the East Coast, especially road trips with his wife, Janet, in his Miata. His enthusiasm for reading was undeniable. He had an immense appreciation for all the works of Henry David Thoreau, accounts of the Civil War, and world history.

Glenn was predeceased by his parents Kenneth and Eleanor Williams, and his brother Richard Williams.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Janet Williams; His devoted children, Shannon Case (Todd Bialas), Amanda O’Connell (Terry), Nate Williams (Amanda); His cherished grandchildren Derek Cratty (Sophia), Heather Case, Spencer and Wesley Williams; And great-grandchild to-be. Additionally, he leaves his siblings Kenneth Williams (Phyllis), Cheryl Coffin (Tiny), and Gary Williams (Glenda); As well as extended family and close friends.

His wishes to be interred naturally will take place at Woodside Cemetery - Summer St. in Yarmouth Port, MA, at 11 am, on Tuesday, December 19th, 2023. Family and friends who wish to be present are advised to prepare for an observation of a naturally slated burial. Celebration of his life will be carried on every day into eternity through those whom he loved and inspired both directly and indirectly.

“All people are created equal members of one human family.”
“As above, so below”

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Sampson Fund for Veterinary Care serving Cape Cod and the Islands.

May Glenn's soul rest in peace and spirit live on. May the memories of him serve as a source of solace and strength for all those who had the privilege of knowing and loving him.

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Casper Funeral Services
187 Dorchester Street
Boston, MA 02127