Walter Wilson

Obituary of Walter Wilson

Walter J. Wilson, age 71, of Hunlock Creek, passed away on Saturday January 25, 2020. Walt was born July 7, 1948, in Wilkes-Barre, and was the son of the late Robert and Amelia Sangiuliano Wilson. He was a graduate of GAR Memorial High School and worked as an electrician with local IBEW 163 for more than 20 years until his retirement. Walt served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, was a member of the Lake Silkworth Lions Club, Knights of Columbus and volunteered as a youth athletics coach for many years. He loved spending time with his grandkids Ella and Robbie more than anything. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Joann Wesoloski Wilson, brothers, Edward Renrick Wilson and Robert Charles Wilson. Surviving are his sister: Kathryn Barber; sister: Gayle Haggerty and her husband, Robert; brother: Ronald and his wife, Barbara; brother: Charles; son: Robert and his wife, Jolene; son: Daniel; daughter: Michelle Yudiski and her husband, Stanley; granddaughter: Ella; grandson: Robbie; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., Cor. Routes 29 & 118, Pikes Creek, from 4:00-7:00PM on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, followed by a memorial service. A private burial will be at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Pikes Creek, at a later date. In keeping with Walter's generous spirit, the family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Finance Department, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.
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Wednesday
29
January

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Wednesday
29
January

Memorial Service

7:00 pm
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc.
2386 State Route 118
Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, United States
Tuesday
28
January

Final Resting Place

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Sunlight Crematory
628 Nanticoke St.
Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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