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Anthony "Tony" Wilson
  • Community Hospice of Albany
    445 New Karner Road
    Albany, NY 12205
  • Mayo Clinic Alzheimers Research Department of Development
    200 First St. SW
    Rochester, MN 55905-9817

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“Lisa I don't think it counts that you are a R.N anymore considering the fact that I don't think you have worked as a nurse for several years now....Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: John - Lancaster, PA

“My Dad would never have reached the age of 81 if wasn't for Mom. She selflessly cared for him through two heart attacks, bybass surgery and broken...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa - glenville, NY - daughter

“Mrs. Wilson & Family: I'm so sorry to hear of Tony's passing. He was one of the first people I met when I started in Cluett in 1965 & we maintained...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Gail Baker

“Dear Elizabeth, Mike and Tony's family, We know Tony's last years were painful and offer you our sincere prayers and sympathy. I, George, will...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: George and Dodie Racette

“Mrs. Wilson and Family,I was so sorry to hear about Tony's passing. I know he will certainly be missed. I was so very fortunate to work for him ...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Ann Harrison - GA

“Dear Judy and Sam, Upon hearing about the loss of your father, we send healing thoughts. We hope with the passage of time your sadness will ease and...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Roger and Laura Payne - MT

“Judy and Sam, Mary and I send our sincere condolences. We'll be thinking of you. Rich Dietman and Mary Musielewicz ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Rich Dietman - Rochester, MN

“Dear Judy and Sam, My hearfelt sympathy for you and your family with the loss of your father. He was a lucky man to have had such a compassionate and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Nicole and Bob Spelhaug - MN

“Wilson family, It's a tough day but one that reminds me of a good man that gave me very fond memories. I may have to blame Tony for my addiction to...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Matt Payne - Lancaster, PA

“Dear Wilson family, Thoughts and prayers are with you, Grandma Judy and your family, as you go through this very difficult time. We are thinking...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Payne Meli - Mountville, PA

“Thoughts and prayers are with you, Grandma Judy (Wilson Payne) and your family, as you go through this very difficult time. We are thinking of you...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Payne Meli - Mountville, PA


Anthony J. Wilson 81, of Niskayuna passed away Friday March 15, 2013 after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Born in Poultney, Vermont, he was the son of the late Joseph and Theresa Corcoran Wilson and brother of the late Mary W. Kelly. Anthony is survived by his beloved brother Mike (Donna) Wilson of Schenectady.

Anthony's early education was in Poultney Vermont school system until moving to Schenectady as a young boy. Anthony graduated from St. John the Evangelist and St. Joseph's Academy in 1948 and Siena College with a degree in Business, class of 1952. Following graduation Anthony worked at ALCO prior to being drafted into the Army where he served two years ( 1953-1955 ) stationed at Fort McClellan, Aniston, Alabama. Upon an honorable discharge from the Army, he returned to ALCO till 1959. Later Anthony was employed by the Cluett Peabody Co. in Troy, NY as an industrial engineer for 30 years till retiring in 1989. After retirement Anthony worked for New York State as an efficiency consultant till 1994.

Survived by Anthony's beloved wife of 58 years Elizabeth A. McCauley Wilson. His beloved children Judy (Sam) Payne of Ballston Spa, Lisa A. Wilson R.N. of Glenville and Joseph (Cathy) Wilson of Guilderland. Beloved Grandpa to Torre R. and Morgan E. Wilson of Guilderland. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Anthony was a member of St. Helen's (St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish) since 1959. He enjoyed being a lector, usher and counter. Dad also enjoyed his monthly collection and delivery of food to SICM. Dad was a hard worker and loved his family and tried to do the best by us.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Tuesday at 9 AM at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Union St., with Rev. George Brucker and Rev. Robert Longobucco officiating. Calling hours will be held Monday evening from 6 PM to 8 PM at the Jones Funeral Home, 1503 Union St., (at McClellan St.), Schenectady. Entombment will be at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Tony's name to either Hospice of Albany County or Mayo Clinic Alzheimers Research Department of Development, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, MN 55905-9817.

We would like to thank the entire staff at Westmere Home for Adults for their excellent care, compassion and love that was given to Tony and our family.

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