Joan D. Wilson (née Gehan) of Mayfair passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at the age of 86.
She is the beloved wife of 54 years to the late James W. Wilson Sr. Devoted mother of Joan, Brian (Arlene), Margaret Garcia (Miguel) and her late children; James Jr., Barbara, John and Gerard Wilson. Loving and cherished grandmother of Judy Gallagher (Daniel), Adam, Brian Jr. and Arlene Jr. Wilson, Michelle and Erica Garcia, Christopher Wilson, Carrie Neese and her late grandchildren; Joan Jr., James 3rd, Carl and Richard Wilson.
Joan was born in Kensington. She and her husband, Jim, later moved their family to the Mayfair section of the city where they were loyal members of St. Matthew Parish for over 35 years.
Mom loved to dance and play cards. Spending time with her family during the holidays were her most treasured moments and Elvis playing on the stereo defined those moments. Mom was the matriarch of our family and she will be greatly missed by us all.
Thank you to everyone who came and called during the final weeks to see Mom, she enjoyed all of it.
May she Rest In Peace knowing that she did it Her Way!!!!
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Viewing Monday Evening October 19, 2020 7-9 pm at John F. Fluehr & Sons 3301-15 Cottman Ave. Phila., PA 19149 and her Funeral Tuesday Morning October 20, 2020 9:15-10:15 am at St. Matthew Church (Upper) 3000 Cottman Ave. Phila., PA 19149 followed by her Funeral Mass 10:30am Rite of Committal Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.