MASSENA – Mary A. Wilson, 90, a lifetime resident of Liberty Avenue, peacefully passed away early Saturday morning, December 28, 2019 with the love and support of her family by her side.
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Mary was born August 23, 1929 on Liberty Avenue in Massena, the youngest child of the late Anthony and Veronica (Petruniaz) Konkowski. On April 7, 1947, she married Floyd D. Wilson of Parishville at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Massena, they continued to make their home on Liberty Avenue, just down the street where she was raised and proudly raised their children. Floyd predeceased her on June 19, 2013.
Mary was a dedicated wife and mother to her 7 children, who loved to play bingo and cards. She loved having garage sales, helping others preparing for their sales, and going to many others. Mary had a very generous spirit and would gladly help anyone in need, she would give her time, talent, and treasure to her family and others, even if she didn’t have enough for herself. Of all her interests and generosity, Mary mostly cherished the many memories and time spent with her children and grandchildren.
Mary is survived by her six of her loving children, Linda and John Kennedy of Massena; Kathy “Kitty” and John Clark of Massena; Connie and Pete Castleman of Raymondville; Deedee and Ronnie Deshane of Massena; Kim Wilson of Massena; and Floyd S. “Willy” Wilson and his companion, Barb White of Chase Mills; 13 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was sadly predeceased by a son, David “Bo” Wilson on February 12, 2017; and her 12 siblings.
Friends may call Thursday 2-4 and 6-8:00 PM at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where family and friends will be invited to share memories celebrating her life at 8:00 PM. Burial will be held in the spring in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Massena Meals of Wheels or Canton-Potsdam Hospital Cancer Treatment Center.