Dorothy A. Wilson, 72, of Riverside, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 11, 2021. She was the wife of the late Ernest “Jack” Wilson.
Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Pelczarski) Hunt. Dot was a Licensed Practical Nurse before retiring to be a snowbird. Dot and her husband Jack lived in The Villages in Florida for 14 years before returning to Rhode Island. She was an avid golfer and a dedicated Boston Red Sox and Boston Bruins fan. Dot found her greatest joy in spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She leaves three children, Jeffrey M. Wilson and his wife Andrea of Cranston, Keith A. Wilson and his wife Melanie of Richmond and Karen E. Miguel of Riverside, four grandchildren, Jaimin, Caden, Caitlin and Keirra, one brother, John “Jack” Hunt of Warwick, one sister, Arlene McKenna of Bristol as well as her loyal dog, Bandit. She was the sister of the late Carol Gilmartin.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Tuesday, 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network @ pancan.org would be appreciated.