John A. Wilson, Sr.

December 21, 1954 - July 5, 2021

John A. Wilson, Sr., 66, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 5, 2021, at the Atrium Post-Acute Care Center in Hamilton, surrounded by his loving family.


Born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in the Levittown area, he resided in Yardville for the past 29 years. John was an Electrician for many years, most recently employed with the Willingboro Board of Education. He enjoyed golfing, NASCAR, watching sports with family and friends in his garage that was also known as his man cave, and was an avid Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies and Flyers Fan. Most of all, John adored his family and loved his grandchildren. He started a family tradition having Santa Claus come to their home every year. John was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be greatly missed.


Predeceased by his parents, Edward and Mary (DeAngelo) Wilson and his brother Edward Wilson; he is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Linda (Cash) Wilson; daughters, Alicia Takaoka and her husband Nick, and Amy Wilk; son, John Wilson, Jr.; brothers, Patrick (Janet) Wilson and Michael Wilson; grandchildren, Alyssa Risdon, Andrew Risdon and Joseph Wilk, III; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and dear friends.


Funeral Services will be held on Saturday July 10, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville.


Visitation for family and friends will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the Yardville Memorial Home.


Burial will follow in Emley’s Hill Cemetery, Cream Ridge, NJ.


Memorial Contributions may be made to The Bill Kelly Jr. Memorial Fund,

16 E. 60th Street, Brant Beach NJ 08008






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