Gwyn Williams, 64

Web site developer

August 08, 2007

Gwyn Williams, a Web site developer and manager, died of lung disease Saturday at her Rock Hall home. The former Homeland resident was 64.

Born Gwyn Atwater in Baltimore, she was a 1961 Bryn Mawr School graduate who attended Washington College and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland.

After living in Westchester County, N.Y., for many years, she moved to Rock Hall in 1991. She worked at Chesapeake Bay Internet Associates as a Web manager and site host for many Eastern Shore businesses, tourist agencies and towns.

Mrs. Williams followed Democratic politics and was a prolific reader. She also helped rescue cats, and solved crossword puzzles and played computer solitaire.

Her husband of 20 years, Hugh Branham Williams, with whom she worked in the Web business, died in 2000.

Services are private.

Survivors include a son, Albert Stephen Barr of Philadelphia; a daughter, Jennifer H. Riggs of Rock Hall; two sisters, Marthe Atwater Chandler of Greencastle, Ind., and Susan Atwater-Rhodes of Sudbury, Mass.; two stepsons, Christopher Williams of Newport, R.I., and Joseph Williams of Little Rock, Ark.; three stepdaughters, Gwynne Williams of Milford, Conn., Marguriette Williams of Tiverton, R.I., and Holly Williams of California; and six grandchildren. A daughter, Louise Gwyn Barr, died in 1974. Her marriage to Albert S. Barr ended in divorce.

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