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Jean Wilson

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Jean Wilson

AGE: 86 • Canonsburg, PA

Jean Bradley Wilson was called home to be with her Lord on November 13, 2016. Born in Canonsburg, PA to Frank D. and Alverta M Bradley, Jean spent her early childhood near Centerville, VA with her beloved maternal grandparents Minor A. and Elizabeth C. Shull. A graduate of Beacom College in Wilmington, DE, she worked for Du Pont Company for 25 years, retiring in 1991.

Jean believed in giving back to her community by volunteering. While living in New Cumberland, PA she read newspapers over the radio and also recorded books for the Tri-County Association of the Blind in Harrisburg. She served in 1985-1986 as convener of the Gray Panthers of the Greater Harrisburg Area. After retiring in Wilmington, she volunteered for many years with Read-Aloud Delaware and also volunteered with AARP's tax counseling for the elderly program, serving for three years as the Delaware State Coordinator.

She is survived by her daughter, Charlene E. Bradley and her husband Joseph; her son, Joseph C. Wilson and his wife, Dianne; three grandsons: Kerry Wilson and his wife Alicia, Christopher Bradley and Jonathan Bradley; and her brother, George A. Bradley.

A funeral service will be held at 5:30PM Friday, November 18, 2016 at the R.T. Foard and Jones Funeral Home in Newark, DE, where friends may call two hours before the service. Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made payable to "Read Aloud Delaware" or to "Delaware Humane Association" and sent in care of the funeral home. To send online condolences, please visit

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