Reverend William Wilson

Obituary of Reverend William Wilson

Reverend William P. Wilson, 80, formally of Falls, PA passed away November 6, 2020 at the Wilkes Barre General Hospital, Wilkes-Barre. Born in New York City on June 26, 1940 he was the son of the late William H. and Frances V. McElroy Wilson. Fr. Bill was a priest from the Archdiocese of Newark but served at several area churches from the area over the years including Nativity B.V.M., Tunkhannock, St. Barbara (former St. Cecelia), Exeter, St. John’s the Evangelist, Pittston and Sacred Heart of Jesus, Dupont. He is survived by niece, Nancy Ryan-Fitzgerald and husband Michael; nephew, Christopher Ryan and wife Sunny; several great nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents Fr. Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn Wilson Ryan. Family and friends are invited to attend Reverend William P. Wilson’s Mass of Christian Burial which will be held on Saturday November 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM from the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 99 E. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657 to be celebrated by Rev. Patrick Albert, pastor. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery 225 Ridgedale Ave, East Hanover NJ. A viewing will be held from 7:00 – 8:00 PM on Friday at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, Inc. 73 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock, PA 18657. Following CDC guidelines, those attending are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Those of you who may wish to attend Fr. Bill’s service but are unable can join the family online for a livestreamed service at 10:00 AM on Saturday November 14, 2020 at www.sheldonkukuchkafuneral under Reverend William Wilson’s tribute page. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made in Fr. Bills name to the Capuchin Sisters’ Support Fund, c/o Nativity BVM, P.O. Box 186, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, November 13, 2020
Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home
73 West Tioga Street
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, United States


10:00 am
Saturday, November 14, 2020
Nativity B.V.M. Church
99 E. Tioga St.
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

1:00 pm
Monday, November 16, 2020
Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Ave.
East Hanover , New Jersey, United States
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