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George Wilson Obituary
WILSON, GEORGE J. George J. Wilson, husband of Patricia Peterson Wilson of Branford and Dunnellon, FL, died Friday January 18, 2013 at the Arden House in Hamden. He was born in the Olney section of Philadelphia, February 4, 1935, son of the late William and Mabel Schwenk Wilson. He graduated from Dobbins Technical School in Philadelphia and attended LaSalle University. He was an electrical and mechanical engineer. Mr. Wilson worked for more than 35 years as the manager of the engineering lab at Robertshaw Controls in Milford. He also worked for Reddington Counters for 10 years until retiring. Besides his wife he is survived by his children, Beverly A. (Kenneth) Bowen of Clinton, CT, Donna L. (Steven) Melcher of Branford, and John J. Wilson of Nantucket, MA; his grandchildren, Stephen Melcher, Jeffrey Bowen, Christopher Wilson, Ryan Bowen, Garrett Bowen and Emma Bowen Appleby. He was predeceased by his children, Catherine Marie Wilson and William E. Wilson., and his brother-in-law, Ernest E. Peterson, Jr. His funeral will leave the W. S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St., Branford, Thursday morning at 9:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary Church at 10:00. Friends may call prior to the funeral from 8:30 - 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Arden House, 850 Mix Ave., Hamden, CT or to Sol Amor Hospice, 4 Oxford Rd., Suite E 4, Milford, CT 06460. For directions and online memorial see

Published in The New Haven Register on Jan. 23, 2013
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