Thomas V. Wilson

Brother of Father Edward J. Wilson Jr.


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —Thomas V. Wilson, 41, of Fort Lauderdale, formerly of Portsmouth, died July 24 as a result of an automobile accident. He was the brother of Father Edward J. Wilson Jr., pastor of Sts. Rose and Clement Church, Warwick.

Born in Queens, N.Y., he was the son of Dorothy (Henrich) Wilson of Bradenton, Fla. and the late Edward J. Wilson.

He was a graduate of Portsmouth High School and St. Anselm College, Manchester, N.H. He was employed for more than 17 years in the yachting industry in Fort Lauderdale, which enabled him to travel the globe with his work.

In addition to his mother, and Father Wilson, he is survived by three sisters: Kathleen Santillo and Patricia Meade, both of Portsmouth; and Maryann Wilson of Bristol; and several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated July 31 in St. Anthony Church, Portsmouth. Burial was in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.