Christine Finegan Wilson of West Chester
Christine Finegan Wilson “Winkey”, 93, of West Chester, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.
Winkey was the wife of the late Burnett H. Wilson, Jr.
She was the daughter of the late John J. Finegan and the late Mary A. Dunleavy.
Winkey was a graduate of St. Agnes High School and the Chester County Hospital School of Nursing, class of 1946. She was a member of the U.S. Student Nurse Cadet Corps during World War II. After graduating, she worked at the hospital and was a private duty nurse.
She was an avid reader, enjoyed bowling, horse races, bingo, and crossword puzzles.
She is survived by her children, Jane Wood, wife of Robert Wood of Wilton, CT, Burnett H. Wilson III, husband of Susan of East Fallowfield, Susan Thomas, wife of Harry S. of Thorndale, Sara L. Wilson of Chadds Ford, and Richard Wilson, husband of Katrice of West Chester. She was a proud grandmother to 14 grandchildren, Rob, Kristin, Sara, Mike, Laura, Allison, Brett, Steve, Jessica, Jacky, Richie, Joey, Laura and Billy. She attended every graduation and sporting event in which they participated. Winkey cherished her visits with her 8 great granddaughters, Coralie, Kadance, Katie, Annabelle, Christine, Grace, Emilie, and Whitney. Her siblings, Eugene Finegan and Joan Mohr, as well as many nieces and nephews, survive her.
She was preceded in death by her sisters, Kathryn Brady and Patricia M. Lewis, and her brothers, Thomas Finegan, John Finegan, and Charles Finegan.
Relatives and Friends are invited to her Funeral Mass at 10:00am on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 15 E. Pleasant Grove Rd., West Chester, PA 19382.
Interment will be held in Edgewood Memorial Park, Glen Mills, PA.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made toTimmer’s Way, P.O. Box 2237, Norwalk, CT 06852, www.timmersway.com.
Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. of West Chester, PA 610-6961181; www.DellaFH.com.