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Earl “Pinky” F. Wilson, Jr., 94

April 22, 2019

Earl “Pinky” F. Wilson, Jr. 94, of Lititz, passed away on Monday, April 22, 2019 at United Zion Retirement Community. Born in Pequea Township, he was the son of the late Catherinie (Bechtold) and Earl F. Wilson, Sr. He was the beloved husband to Marian (Sangrey) Wilson for almost 70 years.

Earl was a member of the Grace Evangelical Congregational Church, serving as an usher for over 67 years. Earl spent most of his life as a painter. He was a US Army Veteran serving in World War II. Earl was a member of the Masonic Lodge #496 in Millersville. He enjoyed reading, bowling and watching the Nationals on television. He and Marian enjoyed traveling and took many trips to Williamsburg. Most of all, Earl enjoyed spending time with his boxers and cherished every moment with his family, especially his beloved Marian.

Earl is survived by his wife, Marian and 5 sisters: Esther Groff of Elizabethtown, Grace Glatfelter of Lancaster, Marie Mylin (Lester) of Willow Street, Sara Mylin (J. Wilbur) of Lancaster and Edith Wilson of Millersville as well as several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his 6 brothers: Lloyd, Richard, Harold, Joseph, Robert and Clifford Wilson.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11AM on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home, 441 N. George Street, Millersville, PA 7551. Family and friends will be received from 10AM until the time of service. Interment will follow at Millersville Community Church, Grace Campus, 163 W. Frederick St., Millersville, PA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace EC Church, 6067 Carpenter St, East Petersburg, PA 17520.

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Condolences to the Family

May 01, 2019

Thinking of you during this difficult time. 
The Grane Hospice Team

April 24, 2019

I’m so sorry to hear of Uncle Earl’s passing. I will forever cherish the memories I had of talking about baseball and our love of boxers together. I loved every chance I had to talk with him and I will miss him very much. You are all in my thoughts and prayers especially Aunt Marian. God bless.
Kelly Wilson (Cliff and Norma’s granddaughter)

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Friday, April 26, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
441 North George Street
Millersville, PA 17551
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