April 23rd, 1934 ~ January 17th, 2021
Moncton, NB. ~ James Edward “Jim” Wilson, 86, passed away peacefully at the Moncton City Hospital on January 17th, 2021.
Born in Moncton, NB, he was the son of the late James A. Wilson and the late Daisy E. Young.
James is survived but also sadly missed by his wife of 31 years of marriage, Florence Wilson (born Melanson) of Moncton; his children, Karen Hugues (Grant), Shelley Harris (Brian) and James Wilson (Teresa); his grandchildren, Vanessa (Cameron), Jenna (Cole), Cameron, Mitchel, Paul (Kayla) and Brittany (Adam); his great-grandchildren, Willow, Rowena, Jaynee, Oliver and Carter; the mother of his children, Muriel Chan all of British-Columbia and Alberta; as well as his sister Elizabeth MacLean and family of Nova-Scotia. He is also survived by his step-children, Joanne Melanson, Denise Bourgeois (Frank), Richard Melanson (Tina); his step-granddaughters, Lynn and Nicole (Jesse) as well as his step great-grandson, Maël, all of the Greater Moncton area.
Besides his parents, James was predeceased by his infant grandson, Derek W. Hugues.
Jim had a 37 years career with Crane Supply in both Kamloops and Moncton. He also loved music and played drums in the Kamloops Rube Band as well as for other local bands in Kamloops and Moncton.
Honoring Jim’s request, there will be no visits and no Funeral service, a Celebration of his life will be held at the cemetery the day of the burial service.
The family would like to thank all the doctors and nurses of the Moncton City Hospital for their excellent care and compassion, particularly, during Jim’s final days.
Donation can be made to the local Oncology centers in Moncton (CHU Dumont Foundation Oncology Centre or The Friends of the Moncton Hospital Oncology Clinic).
The family invites you to sign an online book of condolences at: www.funerairepassagefuneral.ca.
Funeral arrangements under the professional care of
Passage Funeral Co-operative and Cremation Centre
3754, Route 134, Shediac Bridge, NB, E4R 1T3
Tel: (506) 532-1050