Helen E. "Porch" Wilson age 86, of Milton, DE, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, March 02, 2012 at, Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, DE. She was born in Millville, NJ, on Wednesday, February 10, 1926, daughter of the late Franklin B. and Wilhemina (Peek) Porch. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Charles R. "Bud" Wilson on September 28, 2005.
Mrs. Wilson has been a resident of DE since 1988. Formerly of Cape May, NJ, she was raised and graduated from Cape May High School in 1944. She later worked as a secretary for the Cumberland County and Cape May County School Districts. She was a devoted member of the Cape Island Baptist Church, sang in the church choir and was a 25 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star. After moving to DE, she was an active member of Epworth United Methodist Church and sang in their choir.
She embraced her family, they were first and foremost always. She will be sorely missed by all that knew her.
Mrs. Wilson is survived by one daughter, Pamela G. Beckman and her husband Chris of Rehoboth Beach, DE, two sons, Steven C. Wilson and his wife Doreen DiCarlo of Cape May, NJ and Charles P. (Chuck) Wilson of Milton, DE. two grandchildren, Christine (Chrissy) Beckman of Rehoboth Beach, DE and Daniel Wilson of Cape May, NJ and four great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE, 19971 on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 AM where friends may call beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment in Lewes Presbyterian Cemetery, Lewes, DE.
Arrangements by Parsell Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Lewes, DE
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are requested to Epworth United Methodist Church at the above address or Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
Please sign Mrs. Wilson's Life Memorial Guestbook at this site.
Born: February 10, 1926
Place of Birth: Millville, NJ
Death: March 2, 2012
Place of Death: Milford, DE 19963
Occupation: Secretary to New Jersey School Districts
Memorial donations may be made to:
EPWORTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OR DELAWARE HOSPICE, 100 PATRIOTS WAY, MILFORD, DE 19963
This memorial provided by:
Parsell Funeral Homes & Crematorium