Wilson, Alfred (Buddy)
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Alfred (Buddy) R. Wilson, age 68, of Shelton, the beloved husband of Diane (Bombardier) Wilson, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Born in Bridgeport to the late Edward and Adeline Wilson, he was a resident of Shelton for over forty three years.
Buddy was always in the automotive industry and the owner of ADR Autobody in Southport for over thirty-four years. He had a love of cars; was an avid fisherman and boating enthusiast. He was a wonderful family man who enjoyed family parties, good friends and food. He was a lifelong member of the Pequonnock Yacht Club.
In addition to his wife, Buddy is survived by his devoted children: his daughter, Donna Baytar and her husband, Sam of Shelton; two sons, Robert Wilson of Shelton and Alfred R. Wilson, Jr., and his wife, Antonella of Newington; two sisters, Muriel Cerreta and her husband, George of Shelton and Lillian DePalmer and her husband, Patsy of Stratford;; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Buddy was predeceased by his first wife, Bonnie and his son, Ryan.
Friends may greet his family on Thursday, May 16, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. at the Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road in Fairfield Center. Services will take place at 7:00 p.m. with the Rev. Jenni Matheson officiating.
Donations may be made in his memory to Swim Across the Sound: St. Vincent Medical Center Foundation, 2800 Main St., Bridgeport, CT 06606.
The family would like to thank the staff of Vitas Hospice and St. Vincent's Medical Center/Swim for their compassionate care.
To send an online condolence, please visit www.shaughnesseybanks.com
Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Fairfield
50 Reef Road
Fairfield, CT 06430
Published in Connecticut Post from May 12 to May 15, 2013