Thomas Wilson, Jr.
December 26, 1943 – March 29, 2017
Thomas Wilson Jr., age 73, of Delaware City, DE, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
A native Delawarean, Thomas was born in Wilmington on December 26, 1943, and was the son of the late Thomas Wilson, Sr. and Jennie Wilson. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. A career mechanic, Thomas was employed by Hertz Penske in West Chester, PA, where he worked until his retirement.
Active in his community, he was a life member of the Delaware City Fire Department and a member of the Delaware City Lions Club. Thomas was a devoted and loving family man who will be very dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Sandy Parag; children, Regina Parag-Costello (Brian) and Thomas Parag (Michelle Cornish), all of Delaware City; brother, Bobby Wilson of Greenfield Center, NY; sister, Shirley Pendrick (Thomas) of Saratoga Springs, NY; 4 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 am until 11:30 am on Thursday morning, April 6, 2017 at the Delaware City Fire Company, 815 5th Street, Delaware City, DE 19706 where a funeral service will begin at 11:30 am. Interment with military honors will follow in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE 19701.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Delaware City Fire Company, P.O. Box 251, Delaware City, DE 19706.