Mary Elizabeth Sullivan Wilson

Mary Elizabeth Sullivan Wilson

AGE: 96 • Wall

Mary Elizabeth Sullivan Wilson, 96, of Wall, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Sunrise at Wall. Born in Medway, MA. She married Frank P. Wilson in 1945, after the war they moved to New Jersey and spent the rest of their lives in the state, living in Hackensack, Franklin Lakes, Normandy Beach, Brielle, Lakewood and Wall. Mary was an avid golfer at the Manasquan River Golf Club.

She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Frank Wilson; and by her daughter, Lulu Wilson. She is survived by her sons, Paul Wilson and Peter Wilson; two daughters-in-law, Mary and Nancy; and five grandchildren, Jennifer Wilson Bowers, Meggan Wilson Bateman, Brian Wilson, Erin Bell and Corey Bell. She also leaves five great-grandchildren, Ethan, Hannah, Daniel, Quinn and Tess.

Visiting will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10 at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35 at New Bedford Road, Wall. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11 at St. Denis Church, Manasquan. Committal will follow in St. Catharine's Cemetery, Wall. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For more information or to send condolences, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 9, 2013