Agnes M. Wilson

February 9, 2013       

   Agnes M. Wilson, 84, of Clinton Street, widow of Carl F. Wilson, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 7, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse.

Born May 11, 1928, in Adams, a daughter of the late George and Pauline Miller Wilson, she graduated from Adams High School, the Watertown School of Commerce and attended Jefferson Community College. 

She was employed for 15 years in the office of Dr. Walter Atkinson.

She married Carl F. Wilson on April 7, 1951. In 1967, Agnes joined her husband in the family-owned business, J.C. Wilson & Son on the Bradley St. Rd. The business was well known in the area for custom canvas manufacturing. Mr. Wilson died Jan. 5, 1989.

Surviving are a son, James C., Las Vegas, Nevada; three grandchildren, Kelly, Nicole and Mackensie; a step grandchild, Megan; a brother, Robert P. Miller, Delmar; nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by a sister, Margaret Adams.

Agnes was a longtime member of Trinity Episcopal Church, the Samaritan Medical Center Auxiliary, the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and Save The River. 

The Wilson's owned and enjoyed their property on the St. Lawrence River.

The memorial service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Trinity Episcopal Church with The Very Rev. Dr. Richard Laribee officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Memorial Fund of Trinity Episcopal Church, 227 Sherman St., Watertown or to the Music Fund at the church, or to Save the River, Clayton, NY.

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Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.