Eugene M. Wilson, Jr.


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        WATERBURY – Eugene “Gene” M. Wilson, Jr., 54, of Waterbury, died July 28, 2019 at his home.

        Gene was born in New Haven, March 26, 1965 son of Jeraldine (Dillane) Wilson of Wolcott and the late Eugene M. Wilson, Sr. He was the owner of Fireplaces Unlimited in Watertown.  He liked to play pool, darts and bocce, was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his five nephews.

        Besides his mother, he is survived by his companion, Karen Foster, his three sisters, Darlene Beardsley and her husband John of Nashville, TN, Judith Wilson and her fiancé John Slavin of Watertown and Karen Clarke and her husband William of Pomfret Center, five nephews, Nathaniel and Cameron Hintz and Patrick, Evan and Timothy Clarke, and his former wife Stacy Genova of Watertown.

        Funeral Mass will be Thursday August 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, 74 West Main Street. Burial will follow in MT Olivet Cemetery, Watertown. The Murphy Funeral Home, 115 Willow St. is in charge of arrangements.

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