Winchester Press – obit – Hugh ‘Donald’ Wilson
Hugh ‘Donald’ Wilson
Don Wilson of Winchester passed away unexpectedlyin Ottawa on Jan. 22, 2006. He was 71.
Don was born in Winchester on Dec. 30, 1934, along with his twinbrother Doug, to the late Hugh and Violet Wilson (nee McCourtie).Don remained a resident of Winchester all of his life. He workedfor over 35 years for the federal government as a cartographerand was a life long member of St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church.
Don is survived by his wife Donna Wilson (nee Allison), his twodaughters, Karen (Stephen MacDonald) and Alayne (Tom Hicks) andby his grandchildren, Adam, Aaron, Kathryn, and Kaleb MacDonald,and Tommy and Rebecca Hicks. He will be sadly missed by his brotherJack (Evah), his sister Lois (Jack Smith) and by his twin brotherDoug (Myrna). He was also dear uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held at the Winchester Funeral Home on Jan, 24,2006. The funeral service was held at St. Paul’s PresbyterianChurch on Jan. 25 at 11:00 am. Rev. Dr. Floyd McPhee delivereda fitting tribute to a full church remembering Don as a good faithful,generous man. Burial followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville.A reception was held at the church hall and was enjoyed by all.
Pallbearers were Bill Sherwood, Jorris Zubatuk, George Edwardson,Bob Geggie, Neil Gardiner, and John Dumoulin.
Donations in memory of Don may be made to St. Paul’s PresbyterianChurch.