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Mary T. Wilson

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Mary T. Wilson

AGE: 85 • Parlin

Mary Wilson, 85 of Parlin died Saturday, June 24 at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. Born in Jersey City, she was raised in South Amboy, settling in Parlin 44 years ago.

Prior to her retirement in 2001, Mary was a teacher for Sayreville Public Schools where she taught for 42 years.

Mary was a parishioner at Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, South Amboy where she served as a Eucharistic Minister for several years. Mary was also the former director of the Pre-Cana program where she worked with couples about to enter the sacrament of marriage.

One of Mary's greatest spiritual joys was being able to give Jesus to the infirm that could not come to church by bringing Holy Communion to them, whether hospitalized or homebound. Mary, along with her late husband Roy, served as a team couple in the Worldwide Marriage Encounter. She enjoyed helping couples to make their good marriages even better.

Mary was a loved and dedicated teacher to her students and she was devoted to her Roman Catholic faith Above all, she was a loving wife, mother grandmother and great grandmother who will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Predeceased by her husband, Roy and her sons Roy, Jr., and John, Mary is survived by her son, Lee and his wife, Susan, her son James, and her daughter, Laurie Shelley and her husband William, her grandchildren, Michael, and his wife, Kristi, Brian, Thomas, Jessica, Daniel, John LaTona, and Jennifer and Sarah Shelley, and her great-grandson, Dylan Wilson.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 28 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Whiteley Funeral Home, 241 Bordentown Ave., South Amboy, N.J. A funeral mass will be said Thursday, June 29 at Saint Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 256 Augusta St., South Amboy at 11:00 AM. Burial will be at Saint Mary's Cemetery.

Contributions in Mary's memory may be made to the .
Published in Asbury Park Press & Home News Tribune on June 27, 2017
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