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Stanley Walter Wilson

April 30, 1925 ~ August 8, 2019 (age 94)


Stanley Walter Wilson, 94, of Salem, passed away on Thursday August 8, 2019 in Colchester. Born April 30, 1925 in Wylam, Alabama; he was a son of the late Walter and Mary (Morgan) Wilson. Stanley married his wife Barbara (Oelkuct) in 1950. The couple settled in Salem where they raised their family. Stanley was employed at Electric Boat in Groton for 35 years, retiring in 1984. He was a founding member of the MDA union retirement group. He also served the town of Salem and several other towns as building inspector for 20 years.

Stanley was a member of the Masons Bayview Lodge 120 for 70 years. He will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. In addition to his loving wife Barbara he is survived by his three children, Katherine and her husband Arthur Clauson of Niantic, Joanne and her husband William Ouimette of Florida, and Douglas Wilson and his wife Maryann of North Carolina, his grandchildren Neil Clauson and his wife Kate, Faith Clauson and her husband Nick Traggis, Jeffrey Wilson and his wife Kerri, Gregory Wilson and his wife Laurie, and Melanie Mendoza and her husband Tony and six great grandchildren, Avery, Brooke, Riley, Ryan, Chloe, and Travis. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by siblings Norma Clyde, Gladys Hall, Ruth Hollingsworth, Lucille Suit, Laura Manning, and James Wilson. Care of private arrangements has been entrusted to the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral home in Colchester. For online condolences please visit

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