Veronica S. Williamson-Malek, 88, passed away on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at the Eastside Living and Rehab Center. She was born in Whitesville, on July 12, 1934, the daughter of the late Vaughn David and Genevieve Lela (Dumbleton) Smith. On June 15, 1993 in Tallahassee, FL she married Matthew S. Malek, who predeceased her on November 15, 2017.
“Ronnie” was raised on a dairy farm in Rexville. She attended Greenwood Central School, from where she graduated as Valedictorian. She continued her education at Alfred Agricultural & Technology College, from where she graduated with an Associate’s Degree. In 1958 she married John Carter Williamson, with whom she had her son Vaughn Carter. After leaving New York, she lived in both Tallahassee and Crystal River, both of Florida. She found her career working for the Florida Department of Transportation as a secretary, retiring in 1988. Ronnie was a wife, a great mother and friend, conversationist, gardener, life-long secretary, and cancer survivor. She was an avid writer and an award-winning amateur photographer.
She is survived by: her son, Carter Williamson and his wife Laura, of Chattahoochee Hills, GA; a stepson, Samuel Malek and his wife Mary, of Crystal River, FL; five grandchildren, Shelby Williamson, Sawyer Williamson, Taylor Screws, Garrett Screws, and Molly Malek; a sister, Gail Kay Rogers of Portageville, NY; and two nephews, Mike and Jason Rogers. She was predeceased by her parents and husband.
Services are being planned for a later date. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery of Bolivar. Please consider memorial donations to the SPCA Serving Allegany County, 5440 State Route 19, Belmont, NY 14813. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com