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Obituary for Don Wilson

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Fort Fairfield – Don Wilson, 74, husband of Judith H. (Nelson) Wilson, passed away Saturday evening November 3, 2018 at his Fort Fairfield home, following a brief illness. He was born January 21, 1944 in Boston, MA, the son of Francis S. and Edith (Tuttle) Wilson.

He graduated from high school in Wellesley, MA in 1962 and went on to further his education at Boston University, graduating in 1966 with a B.S. degree in communications. Don served his country in the United States Army from 1967 to 1969 and was married to Judith H. Nelson on February 14, 1988. Don enjoyed a very long successful career in television and radio broadcasting, both in the Boston and Northern Maine areas, including at Channel X Radio, retiring in 1998.

He was predeceased by his parents and is survived by his wife Judith of Fort Fairfield; two daughters, Melissa B. Wilson and her husband Craig Peppiatt of London, England, Kristin D. Wilson and her husband Zouhair Benjdya of Gilbert, AZ; stepchildren, William C. Parsley of Alexandria, VA, Denise R. Jalbert and her husband Chris of Presque Isle, Jaime M. Parsley of Fort Fairfield; one sister, Linda W. Dillman of Santa Fe, New Mexico; grandchildren, Miriam Pellegrino of London, England, Safa G. Benjdya of Gilbert, AZ, Harleigh E. Brewer, Olivia C. Parsley, Cameron J. Jalbert, all of Presque Isle, Keely M. Bailey-Parsley of Alexandria, VA; nieces, Jennifer D. Pasek and her husband Glenn of Evanston, IL, Edith S. Dillman and her husband Jonah Stanford of Santa Fe, NM. Don also leaves behind several extended family members, and many friends.

Friends may call Thursday November 8, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. The funeral service will be conducted Friday November 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Riverside Cemetery, Fort Fairfield. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments will be held after the interment at the VFW Paul Lockhart Post Number 6187, Presque Isle Street, Fort Fairfield. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Wilson to the Central Aroostook Humane Society, 26 Cross Street, Presque Isle, Maine 04769. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at
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