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March 26, 2014

Doris J. Wilson

August 13, 1939 - March 23, 2014

PLATTSBURGH — Doris J. Wilson, 74, of Rugar St, Plattsburgh, passed away Sunday March 23, 2014, at her home with her loving family by her side. She was born on August 13, 1939, in Ausable Forks to the late Harry and Victoria (LaFountain) Harper.

Doris graduated from OLVA in 1957 and worked for Plattsburgh News Co. from 1958-1962. Married Kenneth Wilson in 1962, traveled with him during his Air Force career to Arizona, Florida, Germany and Michigan. Then retired to South Carolina in 1974. Returned to New York in 1979 retrained at OLVA secretarial school and began her 18 year career with Adirondack council of Boy Scouts of America which she thoroughly loved every day of.

Doris is survived by son, Charles Wilson and wife Teresa Wilson; three grandchildren, Charles, Michael and Johnathan; four great grandsons, Caden, Micah, cooper and Blake; one brother, Joseph Harper; and two sisters, Harriet and Sidney Vorce, Joyce Breyette and Ken Gadway; one brother in-law, Peter Mannion; and several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Wilson; son, David Wilson; a sister, Joan Mannion; and brother in-law, Peter LaRock Jr.

Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday March 27, at Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court Street, Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Friday March 28, from Our Lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh. Burial will be at a later date in St. Peter's Cemetery in Plattsburgh.

To light an online candle or leave a condolence please visit www.healdfuneralhomeinc.com.

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