Doris Wilson


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
McKinlay Funeral Home - Chatham
459 St. Clair Street
Chatham, Ontario, Canada

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019
McKinlay Funeral Home - Chatham
459 St. Clair Street
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
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Obituary of Doris A. Wilson

WILSON: Doris A. (Stenton) -

With sincere sorrow, we mourn Mom's passing on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 97 years at Riverview Gardens, Chatham. Predeceased by loving husband, Don (May 2011) and by first husband Leonard Wirch (1954).

Loving mother of Bob Wilson (Laurene) of Calgary, AB, Linda Miller (Jim) of Chatham and Don Wilson (Cathy) of Windsor.

Loving Nana to Kimberly Wilson (1983), Ryan Wilson, Brynne Heyman (Bryce), Skye Wilson; Jamian Williams (Dan), Karleen Moccia (Tony); Lindsay Sutton (Sean), Sarah Wilson (1986) and Ian Wilson (Elaine).

Loving Great-Nana to Taylor, Sydney, Alex, Spencer, Madison, Elise, Marco, Austin and Claire.

Predeceased by sister Vyla Murphy (1988) and brother Howard Stenton (1967). Several nieces and nephews survive.

Mom worked at a number of positions throughout her career as Executive Secretary at Beauty Counselor Canada and the Wallaceburg Hydro before retiring to Port Lambton, Kingsville and Chatham. Mom lived and loved us all tremendously to her fullest. She was and continues to be loved by us all. We will miss her. We would like to thank the wonderful staff at Riverview Gardens 2 West for their great compassion and love throughout Mom's days. 

Family will receive visitors at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 7:00 - 9:00pm. A Celebration of Doris' Life will be held at the Funeral Home at 1:00pm on Thursday, October 3, 2019 with Rev. Elaine Wilcox officiating. Private family interment will be held at a later date.

Donations made in memory of Doris Wilson to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040


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