Martha M. Wilson of Milford, Pa., dies at age 86


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Martha M. Wilson of Milford, Pa., died Thursday, May 2, 2019, at Belle Reve Senior Living Center in Milford. She was 86.

Daughter of the late Francis and Hilda (nee Paul) Leymeister, she was born and raised in Schuylkill County, Pa. Martha lived in Mine Hill, N.J., then Sandyston Township, N.J., and Montague, N.J., before moving to Milford in 1997.

Martha was a bus driver for First Student in Lafayette, N.J., before her retirement.

Martha was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Wilson, on March 23, 2011.

She is survived by five daughters, Nancy Barberi and husband, Al, of Dingmans Ferry, Pa., Debbie Seashock and husband, Paul, of Milford, Pa., Peggy Michalko and husband, John, of Cane Ridge, Tenn., Tracey Wilson of Milford, Pa., and Shirley Horner and husband, James, of Mebane, N.C.; six sons, Earl Wilson of Mesquite, Texas, Chet Wilson and wife, Judy, of Milford, Pa., Scott Wilson of Milford, Pa., Charles Wilson of Newton, N.J., Stacy Wilson and wife, Megan, of Centennial, Colo., and Richard Wilson and wife, Brittany, of Milford, Pa.; 19 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held May 7 at Frankford Plains Cemetery. Visitation was held May 6 at the Wood Funeral Home, Branchville, N.J.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.



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