Michael H. Wilson, 78, of State Highway 37C, died peacefully Saturday evening (January 12,2013) surrounded by his loving family and Hospice. Michael had been in failing health since 2009.
Michael was born on January 19, 1934 in Brasher Falls the son Arthur and Pearl (Wilson) Wilson. Michael married the love of his life Mary Monroe on October 11, 1952 at Holy Cross Church, Hopkinton. Michael was employed for nearly 30 years as a pot tender at Reynolds Metals plant in Massena. Michael enjoyed hunting and tending to his garden.
Surviving Michael is his beloved wife of 60 years, Mary; his son, Randy and wife Tricia; granddaughters Desaray and Gabrielle; sisters Hazel Durant of North Lawrence, Eileen Elliott of Moira, Mary Lou and Vernon White, and Harriet and Glenn McGregor both of Brasher Falls; brothers Ronald of Bedford, IN and Phillip of Massena; and many nieces and nephews.
Michael was predeceased by brothers, Kenneth, Francis, Walter, Francis Paul, and Theodore; and sisters Joan Gallagher, Orilla Lavair, Shirley Martin, Annette Prendergast, and Grace Wilson.
Those wishing to express acts of kindness may do so to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. Friends and family are invited to call Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home, Massena. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Patrick's Church, Hogansburg with Rev. Martin Cline presiding. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in the spring.
Online condolences to www.phillipsmemorial.com.