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Thomas L. Wilson

November 23, 1941 - July 24, 2021

Thomas L. Wilson, 79, of Springfield, formerly of New Berlin, passed on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born November 23, 1941, in Waverly, the son of John W. and Helen C. (Harrington) Wilson. He married Mary Jane Gharst on October 10, 1964 and she survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Angela (Jeff) Carter; one son, Scott Thomas (Michelle) Wilson; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Patricia (Larry Ferguson) Golden; one brother, John M. Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and three sisters, Donna Withrow, Connie Dietrich and Carmen Wilson.

Tom was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 61 years. He was a Fourth Degree Knight for 21 years. Tom enjoyed gardening and making chili for Moorhead Manor in Naples, Florida for the last 17 years, where he and his wife spent their winters.

Memorial Gathering: 4 – 7 pm, Friday, July 30, 2021 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Memorial Mass: 11:00 am, Saturday, July 31, 2021 at St. Mary’s Church with Reverend Ronnie Lorilla officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, New Berlin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, July 30, 2021

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

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Service Information

Date: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Time: 11:00 am

St. Mary's Catholic Church

Address:

404 East Birch Street
New Berlin, Illinois 62670

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Cemetery Information

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery

Address:

New Berlin, IL

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Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.


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