Robert A. Wilson, 73

Robert A. Wilson, 73, a resident of W. 7th Street, Oswego, passed away Sept. 8, 2011 at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse.

Born in Oswego, he was the son of the late Joseph and Margaret (Monahan) Wilson.

Robert served in the United States Coast Guard. He was a member of the Elks Lodge #271, Labor Local 214, where he worked during construction of mile one and two. He was also a member of Teamsters local 317.

He enjoyed life and loved spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving is his wife, Leah (Symborski) Wilson; his son, Michael (Meghan) Wilson of Oswego; twin granddaughters, Layla and Sadie Wilson; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, James R. Wilson.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Graveside services will be held 11a.m. Thursday, September 15th at Riverside Cemetery.

In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 103 West 7th Street?Oswego, NY 13126; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105; or to Ronald McDonald House Charities, One Kroc Drive Oak Brook, IL?USA 60523.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at

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