Sapper George Alfred Wilson

    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Sapper George Alfred Wilson (Ret'd) of Fredericton, NB at the Oromocto Public Hospital on 24 September 2003.

    George was a veteran of the Second World War who served with the 23rd Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers and was President of the 23rd Field Company Veterans Association. He was a graduate of Nova Scotia Technical College and later worked for Moncton Electric and Gas in 1940 where he also was a Volunteer Fireman for the city of Moncton prior to enlisting. He later worked for NB Power from 1959 until he retired 1985.

    Visitation will be held at McAdam's Select Community Funeral Home [ www.mcadamfh.com ] on Friday, 26 September from 7:00 - 9:00 PM and 27 September from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 PM. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #4 will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Saturday evening at 7:00 PM followed by the Knights of Pythians Riverview Lodge # 51 at 7:30 PM. The funeral service will be held at the Brunswick Street Baptist Church on Sunday, 28 September at 3:00 PM. Interment will be at a later date. For those who wish, memorial tributes to New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated by the family.