MERIDEN - Sean L. Wilder Sr., 37, of Meriden departed this life suddenly on Wednesday, April 18, 2012.
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He was born on Dec. 17, 1974, in Norwalk to the late Jesse and Wilma (Gay) Wilder. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Milford. Sean graduated from Bullard Havens Technical School in 1992, and Lincoln Technical Institute's Electrical Program in 2008; he was working towards an associate's degree in general studies at Gateway Technical Community College. Sean served in the U.S. Navy and in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was a recipient of the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. Sean was employed at the VA Hospital in West Haven for 10 years as an electrician, a medical supply technician and as a maintenance mechanic in the facilities department.
Sean was the devoted husband of Sophia (Clarke) Wilder. He leaves to cherish his memories four children, Sean L. Wilder Jr., Sheraud Wilder, Saniyah Wilder and Shalai Wilder; siblings, Laverne Jimperson, Doris Wilder, Christine Barrett, Jessie Wilder, Carrie Gay, Sonya Gay, Renee (Edward) Pizarro; as well as a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Services will be held at First Baptist Church, 28 North St., Milford. The wake will be held Wednesday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 26, at 11 a.m. Calling hours will be held at 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment immediately following the service at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Easton. Arrangements entrusted to Baker-Isaac Funeral Services, 985 Stratford Ave., Bridgeport.
Published in The Record-Journal on Apr. 22, 2012