Frederick Earle “Fred” Wilson, 81 yrs., of Honey Brook, passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020 at the Meadows Health Care Center at the Tel Hai Retirement Community, following an illness.
He was born on April 2, 1938 in Philadelphia. Fred was the son of the late James Murray Russell and Janet (Haines) Wilson. He was the husband of Nancy C. (Caulton) Wilson, with whom he shared 57 years of marriage. Fred was the great-great grandson of Lydia E. Pinkham and other relatives include, Isaac Allerton (Mayflower Passenger) and John Hart (signer of the Declaration of Independence)
He was a self-employed manufacturer representative. Fred was a graduate of Lower Merion High School, Class of 1957. He was a US Navy veteran, serving at the Philadelphia Naval Yard and in Catania, Italy.
Fred was a member of the St. David’s Episcopal Church, the Great Valley Jaycees, serving as President in the mid 1970’s, Main Line Sail and Power Squadron, serving as Skipper in the 1980’s and The Corinthians, serving as Master in 1995.
He is survived in addition to his wife by two sons, Frederick James and his wife Donna Wilson of Houston, TX and Richard Caulton and his wife Kim Wilson of Alexandria, VA. There are three granddaughters and a grandson.
A private graveside burial will be held at the St. David’s Episcopal Cemetery in Wayne at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the memory of Fred to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014
Arrangements by The Labs Funeral Home, Inc. of Honey Brook, Pa.
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