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Marie B. Wilson

July 24, 1930 ~ August 31, 2020 (age 90)


Gray - Marie B Wilson, 90, passed away peacefully on August 31 at her son's home in Gray, Maine.

Marie was born in Portland to Barbara (Washwell) and Stephen Diluna on July 24, 1930. She graduated from Deering High School in 1948. Shortly after her marriage to Donald Wilson in 1949 they moved to Cape Elizabeth. After the marriage ended in 1964 Marie was left to raise her five young children and a niece on her own. Marie went to work at Fairchild Semiconductor leaving after twenty-five years to care for her mother who had suffered a stroke.

Marie is preceded in death by her mother in 1996, a daughter Donna Gorham in 2020 and a son Michael in 1981.

Marie is survived by her son Chris and his wife Anne of Gray; her daughter Maureen and husband Richard McCallum of Portland and Vero Beach, FL; daughter Janis and husband Neil Santorella of Scituate, MA; her niece Linda Pilkin and husband Leonard Pilara of Redwood City, CA. She will also be missed by her ten grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

No obituary would be complete on Marie without mentioning the love she had for all her animals over the years, and especially Lily who was by her side when she passed.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Portland at I0AM Wednesday, September 9. Burial will follow at Cavalry Cemetery in South Portland.  

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Mass of Christian Burial
September 9, 2020

10:00 AM
St Peter's Catholic Church
72 Federal Street
Portland, ME 04101

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